Reject CEO Pay Caps and Minimum Wages

CEO pay caps and minimum wages are immoral because both curtail individual freedom by government force—yet, freedom is the fundamental requirement of human flourishing and prosperity.

What Makes Progress Possible?

Inventing vaccines, restoring eye sight, developing new and more efficient food sources, increasing productivity, reducing poverty, all depend on human ingenuity: our exercising reason to solve problems and to create.

FCC Ends The Net Neutrality Attack on Internet Freedom

Regulating public utilities to be “neutral” has led to ever-escalating prices and poor service (think of postal services and roads), due to inefficient operations and the lack of incentives—competition—to lower costs and to improve service.

Capitalism and Free-Market Competition

According to the critics of capitalism, competition is a cruel process feeding unnecessary wants, that evolves into anti-competitive monopolies acting contrary to the “public interest.”

Christmas Should be More Commercial

It is time to take the Christ out of Christmas, and turn the holiday into a guiltlessly egoistic, pro-reason, this-worldly, commercial celebration.

Christmas is About Enjoying Values Not Sacrificing Them

Those who feel guilt over material wealth and blame business for commercializing Christmas through ‘greedy’ profit seeking should pause and ask: “What is the standard of value by which we condemn material wealth and business?”

Wealth Creation is Not a Zero Sum Game

Those producing and trading goods and services for profit are not taking anything away from others—the producers and traders are creating material values that would not exist without their productivity.

Racism in Business

Collectivists believe that individuals have value and identity only as members of a group, whether a tribe, a member of a political movement, a race. Therefore, collectivists hold, we should judge people as members of a group, not as individual human beings based on their own character or conduct.

An American Holiday: The Moral Meaning Behind Thanksgiving

Ayn Rand described Thanksgiving as “a typically American holiday . . . its essential, secular meaning is a celebration of successful production. It is a producers’ holiday. The lavish meal is a symbol of the fact that abundant consumption is the result and reward of production.”

Roy Moore Is Not Fit For Political Office

Insinuating that he thinks gays deserve to die and stating clearly and explicitly that he aims to enact a religious government disqualify Moore from political office.

Books: The Moral Case for Finance

The essential moral case for finance that Brook and Watkins present is that finance is good by the standard of human flourishing.