Peace, love, energy

The Canadian Energy Executives’ Association (CEEA) had its annual business conference recently in Banff, Alberta. The members are mostly oil and gas executives, or...

More reason and freedom in 2020

Reason and freedom are the fundamental requirements of long-term success in business and of human flourishing; our ability to thrive rests on them both....

 “Shareholder capitalism” and “inclusive capitalism” versus capitalism

In my previous post, I discussed some corporate leaders’ claims that capitalism is dead and their embrace of a “new” corporate purpose: serving all...

Reason, independent thinking, production, and freedom: Inspiration from a South Korean biotech company

Amid the fears created by the COVID-19 pandemic and governments’ draconian measures in a vain attempt trying to contain it, I wanted to write...

Beware of “sustainable” finance

The goal of “sustainable” finance is to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations ones into investment decisions, as opposed to focusing on financial...

Is capitalism dead? Why should you care?

Capitalism has been under attack ever since the Industrial Revolution, which, backed with the Enlightenment ideas of freedom and individual rights, made unprecedented wealth...

Kudos to Uber for resisting the gig work law

California introduced another rights-violating, so-called gig work law (AB5) this year. Its intention is to “protect” gig workers by forcing companies contracting with them...

Government price controls kill people

Last month, 23-year-old Chantelle Lindsay died of cystic fibrosis because she could not access a new drug that is available in the United States...