Capitalism

Quit Modifying Capitalism

Profits should be pure, generated from price signals between buyers and sellers.<p>After the calamitous century between Russia’s October Revolution and Venezuela’s debt default last week, you might think socialism would be dead and buried. You’d be wrong: It’s capitalism that is back on the rack, …

The Royal Mail just trolled Britain's socialist leader. It was great

Socialists might be good at weaponizing emotive language, but they lack the facts to win arguments.<p>That's why it's so amusing to see a private …

Royal Family

Communism’s Long Shadow Over India

The Bolshevik revolution helped disfigure the country’s economic imagination.<p>By<p>Sadanand Dhume<p>As the world marks the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, our attention has naturally turned to how communism ravaged the former Soviet Union and its Eastern European vassals. But the ideology …

India

The Koch brothers are reportedly backing a Time Inc. and Meredith deal

• <b>Time Inc. is said to be in talks with Meredith Corp. to sell itself.</b>• <b><br>The potential deal is reportedly backed by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch.</b>• <b><br>The Koch brothers have tentatively agreed to support Meredith's offer by investing more than $500 million, according to a New York Times …

Koch Brothers

Capitalism Is Not the Only Choice

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Boston

Capitalism and Competition

By: Richard M. Ebeling <br>Market competition is at the heart of the capitalist system. It serves as the driving force for creative innovation, the …

Conservative View

To Maintain Capitalism, Businessmen Must Be Crusaders For General Public Interest: Prof. Dirk Matten, York University

On the Centre for Responsible Business Founding Day Lectures, organized on 14th November at India Habitat Centre, four eminent professors and …

American Philosophy

Let's Just Admit It: Capitalism Doesn't Work

John Atcheson"In the Soviet Union, capitalism triumphed over communism. In this country, capitalism triumphed over democracy."—Fran Lebowitz

Liberal View

Our Ancestors Escaped Crippling Poverty Because of Capitalism

The free enterprise, or capitalist, system has done more to improve the material condition of humanity than any other economic arrangement in all of …

Social Justice

How socialism helped to seed the landscape of modern religion – Julian Strube

For most people today, socialism is associated with a secular or atheistic worldview. Since the October Revolution of 1917, most socialist regimes …

Socialism

The State and Permanent Revolution

Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky role as political revolutionaries has long been celebrated. Yet their status as intellectual revolutionaries has been …

Why getting rich is better for the world than staying rich

Paradise Papers and U.S. tax cuts may be symptoms of a less dynamic kind of capitalism<p>Capitalism makes poor people rich, but only when it's working …

Privatised firms paid shareholders £37bn since 2010 - Labour

<b>Privatised companies have paid more than £37bn in dividends to shareholders since 2010 according to Labour.</b><p>Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says in a speech that money could have been invested in public services.<p>Labour says it would renationalise some services, but critics say privatised firms are …

John McDonnell

Capitalism Versus Communism: Who's Winning The 100-Year War?

Below <i>are observations by noted economist Mark Skousen prompted by</i> Forbes<i>’ 100th anniversary. Skousen is a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University, editor of</i> Forecasts & Strategies <i>and a former columnist for</i> Forbes <i>(1995–2001).</i><p>“No system has been as effective as capitalism in turning scarcity into …

Opinion

Article: Refuting the Biggest Lies About Communism, Lie #1: Human nature undermines and invalidates the aims of communism...

- Advertisement -<p><i>by Raymond Lotta</i><p><i>Setting the Record Straight on Communism and Socialist Revolution</i><p><b>LIE #1: Human nature undermines and invalidates the</b> …

Liberal View

Socialism is Dead

According to a recent survey, more millennials want to turn the United States into a socialist country than support freedom. Millennials don’t just …

Child Labor

Why Marx Is More Relevant Than Ever: An Interview With David Harvey

David Harvey is arguably the most influential living geographer, as well as one of the world's leading Marxist scholars. He is among the most cited …

Liberal View

The Never Ending Battle of Ideas Between Capitalism and Socialism

Today marks 100 years since the Bolshevik coup d'état in Russia overthrew the provisional government of Alexander Kerensky and replaced it with …

German Politics

Celebrating one hundred years of failure - OPINION

OPINION<p>Celebrating one hundred years of failure<p>Michael Cardo says putting Zuma in power is just the last in a long string of communist crimes<p>Although …

South African Politics

The Prospects for Socialism, 100 Years After the Russian Revolution

At a time of rising income and wealth inequality, the egalitarian goals of socialism seem quite compelling. But if the production system is allowed …

Social Justice

From Neoliberal Injustice To Economic Democracy

The work to transform society involves two parallel paths: resisting harmful systems and institutions and creating new systems and institutions to …

North Dakota

Get Rid of Capitalism? Millennials Are Ready to Talk About It

One of the hottest tickets in New York City this weekend was a discussion on whether to overthrow capitalism.<p>The first run of tickets to “Capitalism: …

Business

Lessons from a century of communism

Today is the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik seizure of power, which led to the establishment of a communist regime in Russia and eventually in many other nations around the world. It is an appropriate time to remember the vast tide of oppression, tyranny, and mass murder that communist regimes …

News (U.S.)

Lenin knew that revolution wouldn't happen overnight – we must bear this in mind as capitalism fails us today

Perhaps the key achievement of Lenin was that he silently dropped the orthodox Marxist notion of revolution as a necessary step in historical …

Russia

Majority of young Americans prefer socialism or communism to capitalism

The report from the right-wing Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation points to the widespread hostility to capitalism, which finds no expression …

Democratic Party

British businesses are grappling with a fundamental question: Is capitalism in crisis?

• <b>Confederation of British Industry's President said capitalism "seems to have forgotten about its purpose" at trade body's annual conference on Monday.</b>• <b><br>Recent political events have been a "wake-up call" that businesses need to do more to prove their worth to society, BT CEO said at the same</b> …

U.S. Politics

The Kochs Brothers Purchase a Stake in SINA, the Chinese Telecommunication Company

While candidate Trump slammed China as “an economic enemy” who engaged in “the greatest theft in the history of the world” by stealing U.S. jobs, the …

Liberal View

Debunking socialist claims, part 2: Socialism provides for a better quality of life than capitalism

As I noted in my last piece, capitalism does indeed serve the poor.<p>Yet, in their debate with Reason magazine, socialists Vivek Chibber and Bhaskar …

Universal Health Care

WORLDVIEW: Paradise Papers: This is why everyone hates capitalism

As first the Panama Papers and now the Paradise Papers have shown, the rich are not like us. For one thing, they don’t pay taxes.This is a BizNews …

Economics

Debunking socialist claims, part 3: Socialism best serves human opportunity

Continuing on from parts one and two, the third theme of Vivek Chibber and Bhaskar Sunkara's argument for socialism is that <i>socialism best serves</i> …