Business as a Moral Endeavor

Business is moral because our lives and well-being depend on it, and businesspeople are heroes and moral creators who deserve, not our disdain and criticism, but our thanks.

Michelle Freeman’s “Night in the Box”

Business executive Michelle Freeman recently spent a night shivering in the cold with homeless teenagers. What “good” will that achieve when the teenagers can’t find work? What moves wealthy individuals to do “penance” for their wealth?

SEC Attacks SAC Capital

Insider trading is when someone trades with knowledge they have but which others do not. The question is whether this should be a crime.

Corporate Welfare is Immoral

In its recently released budget the Canadian (Conservative!) government announced $6.4 billion of new corporate welfare spending. The aerospace sector will receive $1.2 billion of it over the next five years, Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario $920 million, forestry companies $92 million, Venture Capital Action Plan $60 million, and $325 million will go […]