Businesses should be free to hire whoever will help them to create most value for their customers and shareholders, regardless of nationality.
Author Archive | Jaana Woiceshyn
The idea of some kind of collective national interest is mistaken: having products manufactured in the United States or in Canada is not inherently in the interest of Americans or Canadians; having products manufactured wherever it can be done most efficiently—provided the markets are free—is.
Instead of shutting down independent thinking on university campuses and elsewhere, we should defend freedom of thought and expression wherever we can.
It is the government efforts to “moderate” capitalism and to make markets “fair” that create the unfairness they claim to alleviate.
How much money someone makes is nobody else’s business, as long as they earn the money honestly, without initiating force or fraud, and are not forced to do it.
Ayn Rand convincingly demonstrated that our survival and thriving depends on identifying and consistently applying valid principles, no matter how “extreme” they may be considered by those clinging to the majority consensus.
Fulford’s characterization of capitalism is inaccurate and non-essential and therefore worth analyzing here.
According to conventional morality, pride is a sin. According to Aristotle, it is the crown of all virtues.
For the majority of people, virtuous egoism is an oxymoron: they don’t think it is possible to be virtuous and pursue self-interest at the same time.
The government has no business in dictating voluntary trade between employers and employees. The minimum wage laws are immoral and should be abolished, leaving businesses and workers free to prosper.
The fundamental elements of capitalism—the recognition of individual rights to life, liberty, property, and pursuit of happiness and private ownership of property—are a crucial requirement of wealth creation.
Business schools do not do a good job of educating their students about capitalism.