Put simply, culture is entrepreneurialism’s soil. No amount of seed or fertilizer can make sandy soil flourish. Rich earth yields a rich harvest.
The EPA does fulfill vital functions, but it needs to be held accountable for this spill and for excessive regulations. Free people acting in a free market will find more effective ways to steward the environment than an unaccountable government agency.
To argue for capitalism isn’t to excuse its costs, but to show what it affords. “Advances in social justice were enabled by rising prosperity,” maintains Crook, “and rising prosperity was the product of capitalist development.”
“The Conservative Heart” written by Arthur C. Brooks, the president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), provides conservatives with a yellow brick road toward political victory along with ideas to shake off the perception of being a heartless party.
Page’s dream, shared by his co-founder Sergey Brin, is to take the world’s biggest technology company and transform it into a vehicle for saving the planet. He is nothing if not ambitious. To achieve that end he has created a new holding company called Alphabet.
Values & Capitalism is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2015–2016 Young Scholars Awards and writing awards.
This week’s collection includes commentary on the first GOP presidential debate, examples of creative destruction in today’s economy, and more.
Three months ago, Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price announced he would cut his own wages to give all employees a $70,000 wage. This decision earned Price instant acclaim, but it also had its costs.
On Fridays we bring you the week’s best from around the web. This week’s collection includes commentary on the minimum wage, a case for political optimism, and more.