Tag: Capitalism

Economic Freedom Assures High Quality of Life

This short video helps us discover the importance of economic freedom and how it relates to a nation’s quality of life. There is also a Facebook page and Twitter account set up to provide discussion and more information about why economic freedom is vital to a nation’s success.

Contrary to Claim, White House Did Control GM's Daily Business And Cut Workers' Pay?

-By Warner Todd Huston When Barack Obama threw millions of our tax dollars at General Motors to “save it,” the administration claimed that it would not involve itself in the “day-to-day management” of the venerable car company. New emails obtained by The Daily Caller, however, casts doubt on this claim. In fact, as Matthew Boyle... Read more »

VIDEO: The Morality of Profit

Profit is not “taken,” it is earned. Profit is as moral as can be. Courtesy of the Atlas Network. The Atlas Economic Research Foundation is a nonprofit organization connecting a global network of more than 400 free-market organizations in over 80 countries to the ideas and resources needed to advance the cause of liberty. Atlas... Read more »

Geithner's Spin: Auto Bailout A Success

-By Warner Todd Huston At the Detroit Economic Club today, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner tried to claim the auto bailout is a success. It certainly doesn’t seem like a success for the taxpayers. GM stock is about $30 today, and unless it gets up to $54, the taxpayers lose money on the deal. Why would... Read more »

The Sad Tale of 50 Million Global Warming Refugees

-By Warner Todd Huston This is the sad, sad tale of the 50 million global warming refugees that the UN warned us about. Oh, it isn’t sad because there are any 50 million refugees, it’s sad because people believed that there were going to be 50,000 refugees due to global warming. After all, these purported... Read more »

Obama Lackeys Running GM Now Want US to Pay Out for Rebates

-By Warner Todd Huston A few days ago I wrote about how the Obama administration has stuffed the upper echelons of management at General Motors with government lackeys who have no experience in the auto industry and how Obama’s government will lead GM to ultimate failure. Today we see yet one more step toward GMs... Read more »

Obama's Labor Dept: If You Let Girl Scouts Sell Cookies, You HAVE to Let Unions Come in Too

-By Warner Todd Huston Everyone loves Girl Scout cookies, right? What could be more American? It’s a right of passage for many young girls to set up a folding table in front of a local business and sell their little cookies and what American doesn’t get a warm feeling in their heart when they see... Read more »

Capitalism 101, A Video Series by Leon Weinstein

-By Warner Todd Huston Presented here is the first episode of Capitalism 101, a series intended to help parents teach their children of the virtues of capitalism and liberty. According to series creator Leon Weinstein, “I am trying to teach adults how in an entertaining and engaging way to pass on their children why capitalism... Read more »

The Pilgrims and Property Rights: How Our Ancestors Got Fat & Happy

From the good folks at Reason.com…

Don't Censor the Internet! STOP the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act

-By Warner Todd Huston The politicians are at it again. They never cease to amaze for their constantly revolving attempts to take over complete control of the Internet and everything connected to it. This time, in the guise of safeguarding copyrighted material, Congressional Democrats intend to introduce into this zombie session of congress the Combating... Read more »