Capitalism (page 5)

  • Post

    Raleigh takes top spot in ASU “Doing Business in North America” report

    The report, which is prepared each year by the Center for the Study of Economic Liberty at Arizona State University, provides objective measures of the scale and scope of business regulations in 130 cities across 92 states, provinces, and federal districts of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
    Jon Guze, October 5, 2020
  • Post

    Helping the poor through free markets

    Edward Lazear explains at National Review Online that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden offers the wrong prescription for helping America’s poor. President Trump and former vice president Biden have different visions of the country’s future. President Trump, during a recent event in Wisconsin, charged, “Joe Biden is just…
    Mitch Kokai, September 11, 2020
  • Post

    American economy is too far left

    Martin Hutchinson warns at National Review Online about problems tied to the American economy’s current trajectory. It was inevitable that Karl Marx would become a Marxist — at least according to the precepts of that ideology. He was brought up in an environment in which savings had been…
    Mitch Kokai, September 1, 2020
  • Post

    Democrats Kick Off Convention As New CNN Poll Shows Trump Gaining

    Things are looking up for the Trump campaign. CNN released this poll Sunday night: (emphasis is mine). Joe Biden’s lead over Donald Trump among registered voters has significantly narrowed since June, according to a new CNN poll conducted…
    Donna Martinez, August 17, 2020
  • Post

    Socialism and corporations

    Iain Murray describes at National Review Online a love-hate relationship between socialists and corporations. Socialists would rather the traditional American firm did not exist. Animosity towards the capitalist boss for reaping all the rewards of his employees’ labor, or (perhaps worse) towards the joint-stock corporation, where workers don’t…
    Mitch Kokai, August 7, 2020
  • Post

    Gov. Cooper’s Real-World Impact: Economic Devastation For Business Owners

    The desperate plea of small business owners in North Carolina continues to go unheard by Gov. Roy Cooper, who on June 24, doubled down on prohibiting private bar owners from operating their businesses. Zack Medford of the N.C. Bar and Tavern Association reacted: The worst fears of many…
    Donna Martinez, June 25, 2020
  • Post

    Richer people really do give more

    A new working paper finds that people with more income and more wealth really do give more money away. A summary of the paper in the Economist notes The researchers found that wealthier people donate less to causes affiliated with religion and more to arts and educational ones. The…
    Joseph Coletti, May 11, 2020
  • Post

    COVID-19 Creating Big Job Worries

    To say Americans are jittery about their economic future is to downplay our reality. Jittery doesn’t cut it when roughly 1 in 3 Americans tell CNBC’s pollster they’ve either been impacted already or expect for the shoe to drop:   We’re now weeks into this public health emergency…
    Donna Martinez, April 13, 2020