articles tagged: capitalism
to stop global warming, seize the means of production?
# politics

to stop global warming, seize the means of production?

In today’s Gilded Age with global warming, advocacy for socialism is on the rise, framed as a requirement to save our planet. But the idea that socialism can save us from ourselves has been tried before. It ended badly.

why the specter of objectivism is still with us
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why the specter of objectivism is still with us

Ayn Rand claimed to defend capitalism. So why were her heroes such terrible businesspeople with no idea how companies actually work and make money?

exonerating banks by any means possible
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exonerating banks by any means possible

Arguments against preventing another Great Recession by cracking down on banks' careless behavior are full of cherry-picking and bad faith.

why capitalism is here to stay
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why capitalism is here to stay

Capitalism will always be with us. We just need to learn how to use it, not serve it like an angry deity.

in free market’s name, amen
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in free market’s name, amen

Self-destructive greed is not good, especially self-destructive greed financed with public money.