capitalism

The fallacy of the American dream

Recently a Chinese billionaire made a provocative and, at its core, American statement. In an article translated by the Cambridge Entrepreneur Academy, Jack Ma, executive…


Point/Counterpoint

Foster Lyle, staff Take any finance course and you will hear that a free market is an efficient market. A free market is one where…


Point/Counterpoint

Katerina Tefft, staff Free-market capitalism, as economist Karl Polanyi famously writes in The Great Transformation, is a “stark utopia” that “could not exist for any…



Kevin O’Really?

Michael Lee “…Really?” I’m sure many of you shared with Amanda Lang that same exasperated reaction upon hearing Kevin O’Leary’s perplexing comments on the Lang…


Chris Hedges speaks

Writer, journalist, activist, teacher, and Pulitzer Prize-winner are some of the titles that can be appropriately affixed to the name Chris Hedges. The Vermont native…



Capitalism is peaceful

Capitalism is a system based on trust and mutually beneficial trade. You trade time and productivity to your employer for money. You trade that money…


The Plan

At this time last year, my life was in shambles. I had just dropped out of law school after two weeks of classes, I was…


Not quite a love story

Twenty years after Roger & Me, Capitalism: A Love Story is Michael Moore’s latest attack on American greed. Beginning with a comparison of modern America…