Capitalism

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    NC’s full employment means Amazon would be stealing workers not creating jobs

    Today’s Carolina Journal’s “Daily Journal” features an important article by my colleague Jon Sanders on Amazon’s attempt to fleece North Carolina’s taxpayers in soliciting an unprecedented incentive package, i.e. bribe, from the State. If Governor Cooper and NC’s always-anxious-to-extend-the-corporate-gravy train legislature, hands over the booty Amazon wants, the corporate…
    Roy Cordato, September 22, 2017
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    Are Activist CEOs Hurting Their Shareholders?

    If your wallet has been hurt by the actions of an activist CEO, is there anything you can do about it? JLF’s Jon Pritchett talks with Carolina Journal Radio Host Donna Martinez about growing trend of CEOs who take action on social issues. WATCH here.
    Donna Martinez, September 5, 2017
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    Join Us Monday, Sept. 11 For a Fascinating Look at the Diamond Network

    In this presentation, Professor Barak Richman will discuss his new book, Stateless Commerce: The Diamond Network and the Persistence of Relational Exchange. The book uses the colorful case study of the diamond industry to explore how ethnic trading networks operate and why they persist in the twenty-first century. How, for example,…
    Donna Martinez, September 5, 2017
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    What Would YOU Do If You Were Jasna Bukvic?

    “You shouldn’t need a license just to talk about makeup,” says Jasna Bukvic. With the help of the Institute for Justice, Jasna is suing the state of North Carolina, which says she must have one in order to teach people how to apply makeup. Watch Jasna describe the ridiculous…
    Donna Martinez, August 29, 2017
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    Separation of business and state

    Dan Mitchell wants to see it. He explains why in an International Liberty column. I don’t want companies to do well because the CEOs cozy up to politicians. If entrepreneurs and corporations are going to be rolling in money, I want that to happen because they are providing…
    Mitch Kokai, August 28, 2017
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    Cordato: President Trump Goes After Consumers With Amazon Tweet

    JLF’s Roy Cordato takes on this presidential tweet: “Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers. Towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being hurt – many jobs being lost!” – President Donald Trump What’s wrong with that? A lot, writes Cordato. The power to satisfy…
    Donna Martinez, August 25, 2017
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    Has Your Wallet Been Impacted By An Activist CEO?

    Some activist CEOs are making decisions that put their shareholders at a disadvantage, write JLF’s Jon Pritchett and Duke University Professor Ed Tiryakian in the Wall Street Journal. On Monday, Jon talked about the responsibility of CEOs to their shareholders with Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council. The interview…
    Donna Martinez, August 22, 2017
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    Want to help the poor? Let’s get radical.

    Doing something to help the poor should, at the very least, actually help the poor.
    Jon Sanders, August 18, 2017