Why net neutrality is bad

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has repealed President Obama’s net neutrality regulations from 2015. Good for FCC. I’m not a fan of it, or...

Kudos to tech companies for opposing Trump’s irrational travel ban

Kudos to tech companies—Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and others—for opposing president Trump’s 90-day ban on travelers to the United States from the seven Muslim-majority...

Principle of freedom trumps government regulation: Why cannabis market should be free

A reader commented on my earlier post that advocated legalization of cannabis: “Given you position about allowing legalization and everyone has the right to use...

Altruism means self-sacrifice, not benevolence

Despite the positive connotations of benevolence and kindness that most people hold for altruism, that is not what this moral code means. The Encyclopedia...

Value of freedom

In an alarming article in the Financial Post, Geoffrey Morgan reports how North American cities are increasingly taking measures to fight climate change—public transit...

Another corporate hero: Exxon Mobil fights back for free speech

Many oil companies succumb to the pressure from environmental activists and the media and join the fight against ‘climate change,’ or at least make...

“Under capitalism, who would regulate us?”

"Capitalism is a social system based on the recognition of individual rights, including property rights, in which all property is privately owned.” –Ayn Rand To...

Why business and force don’t mix

My recent post on the Pope’s misguided accusation of business for exploiting workers has received some reactions that indicate a misunderstanding of the role...