Capitalism

Why Environmentalists Pose a Bigger Obstacle to Effective Climate Policy than Denialists

Why Environmentalists Pose a Bigger Obstacle to Effective Climate Policy than Denialists

In the recent Netflix smash hit Don’t Look Up, scientists try to warn the world about a comet hurtling towards Earth that is going to wipe out human civilization and possibly life itself. Except, no-one wants to hear the bad news: the US president is too busy with the

Maarten Boudry
Maarten Boudry
9 min read
Environment
A Peek Inside Corporate America’s Ascendant Woke-Industrial Complex

A Peek Inside Corporate America’s Ascendant Woke-Industrial Complex

In one of my favorite episodes of South Park, two sleazy salesmen try to sell shoddy vacation condos in the glitzy ski town of “Asspen” to the lower middle-class residents of South Park. Their sales pitch is simple: “Try saying it, ‘I’ve got a little place in Asspen.’ Rolls

Vivek Ramaswamy
Vivek Ramaswamy
6 min read
Great Awokening
The Father of Capitalism and the Abolition of Slavery

The Father of Capitalism and the Abolition of Slavery

It has become a common trope that slavery and the slave trade is responsible for the industrial revolution, if not our entire modern prosperity. Slavery is often called capitalism’s “dark side.” A recent column in the Guardian claimed the slave trade “heralded the age of capitalism” and Guardian columnist

Matthew Lesh
Matthew Lesh
7 min read
Adam Smith