Feel good policies like a national minimum wage are almost always misguided. They sound so good, so loving and caring, and well intentioned. After all, shouldn’t everyone make a living wage? But the unintended consequences of these feel good policies are rarely considered. Here are my top 5 reasons why a national minimum wage is […]Read More C’Mon Man, a National Minimum Wage?
Great weekend interview in the WSJ can be found here. William McGurn interviews co-founder and president of the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty, the Rev. Robert A. Sirico who has another, equally demanding ministry: preaching the virtues of economic freedom. The Acton Institute is a think-tank whose mission is to promote a […]Read More Markets and Morality
A classic from Jonah Goldberg from 2008, more relevant today… Capitalism is the greatest system ever created for alleviating general human misery, and yet it breeds ingratitude. Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/225186/spoiled-children-capitalism-jonah-goldbergRead More The Spoiled Children of Capitalism
Good commentary from Jonah Goldberg regarding NPR’s treatment of capitalism… Consider NPR. As a brand, it claims to be standing athwart capitalism because it’s “public.” What that means exactly is a bit unclear, since it still allows corporations to fund its programming in exchange for audio endorsements none dare call commercials and relies on the kindness […]Read More Capitalism gets no respect…