Top 3 Pro Capitalist Hollywood Movies

Top 3 Pro Capitalist Hollywood Movies

Posted by: on Dec 5, 2014 | No Comments

Over the years, a number of movies have revolved around capitalism, system stability and economic crisis. There are an even greater number of documentaries

Sheldon Richman: His Beliefs and Contributions

Sheldon Richman: His Beliefs and Contributions

Posted by: on Nov 19, 2014 | No Comments

An American writer, Sheldon Richman, is the vice president of The Future of Freedom Foundation (FFF) as well as the editor of the monthly journal of the FFF,

Friedrich Hayek: Teacher, Philosopher, Author and More

Friedrich Hayek: Teacher, Philosopher, Author and More

Posted by: on Jul 2, 2014 | No Comments

During the Great Depression, John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek were building their economic models. After fighting out their fundamental differences at various debates, Keynes prevailed.

A Review of Mancur Olson’s Power and Prosperity

A Review of Mancur Olson’s Power and Prosperity

Posted by: on Nov 30, 2012 | No Comments

Renowned social scientist and economist Mancur Olson is best known for his treatise called The Logic of Collective Action. But, it is another work of his that also deserves attention. In Power and Prosperity, Olson deals with the oft repeated question – why does an economic divide persist between countries?

Equal Income Distribution – Characteristic of Free Economies?

Posted by: on Jul 13, 2012 | No Comments

The wealthiest countries are those that have free economies. There is a popular belief that the more capitalist economies in Europe, North America and even Asia (like Japan) have greater financial inequalities. But the true picture reflects a different scenario altogether. Such countries are better off than the socialist economies when it comes to distribution of wealth.

Free the People, Control the Government: A Lesson from Hong Kong

Posted by: on Jun 29, 2012 | No Comments

It is often believed that countries that are small are easy to govern. It is also believed that high population impedes economic development. There is one nation that shattered these popular beliefs… Hong Kong!

Democracy after Capitalism or Capitalism after Democracy?

Posted by: on Apr 4, 2012 | One Comment

Democracy after Capitalism or Capitalism after Democracy? Does the order really matter? This is a question I have always wondered about. Democracy and capitalism have always been thought in the same light. Irrespective of the order, the very coexistence

3 Most Common Myths About Capitalism

Posted by: on Feb 20, 2012 | One Comment

If we take a look at the economic history worldwide, private businesses have been instrumental in improving the standard of living. Business houses have created job opportunities, invented products, made profits, helped impoverished people and

Shutting Down Sweat Shops isn’t Going to Help!!

Posted by: on Oct 7, 2011 | No Comments

One of the oldest and perhaps the most misguided myths about capitalism is the notion that businesses and factories exploit the poor. Among the various anti-capitalist propagandas being touted by the Marxists, one of the most striking is the sad image of

In the Name of Capitalism: All’s Not Well!!

Posted by: on Sep 28, 2011 | 2 Comments

Sarah Palin’s speech earlier this month in Indianola, Iowa tore apart Washington’s political fraternity. While it may have left her presidential aspirations in a dicey situation, her speech attacked government officials and politicos who are getting wealthy