News and Articles About Capitalism

The World Needs More of Richard Branson's 'Hubris'
Richard Branson

The World Needs More of Richard Branson's 'Hubris'

The criticism of Sir Richard Branson's role in the SpaceShipTwo crash is a knock on entrepreneurship itself.
Ray Hennessey
How Business Is Regulating Good Behavior in the NFL
Capitalism

How Business Is Regulating Good Behavior in the NFL

The NFL and players needed sponsors to get serious about abuse. Thank capitalism for that.
Ray Hennessey
The Legacy of Communism Still Influences Beliefs About Entrepreneurship
Capitalism

The Legacy of Communism Still Influences Beliefs About Entrepreneurship

Twenty-five years years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the residents of former communist countries still tend to hold more negative views of entrepreneurship than their counterparts elsewhere.
Scott Shane
What Will Get Americans Working Again?
Jobs

What Will Get Americans Working Again?

The entrepreneurial spirit of the American worker continues to erode, and the policy response is just plain wrong.
Ray Hennessey
Focus on Opportunity, Not Income Inequality
Capitalism

Focus on Opportunity, Not Income Inequality

Elected leaders are looking in the wrong place. All Americans want is equal opportunity.
Scott Shane
How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity
Overtime

How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity

By making more workers eligible for overtime, the Obama Administration may be making the job market worse, not better.
Ray Hennessey
As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution
Growth Strategies

As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution

The latest report from the CBO shows Obamacare will rob America of 2.3 million workers. It is time for a philosophical, business-driven change in mindset.
Ray Hennessey
Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages
Growth Strategies

Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages

Despite the rhetoric, companies are making workers' lives better and continue to help our economic growth.
Ray Hennessey
How Much Blame Do the Jobless Bear for Joblessness?
Growth Strategies

How Much Blame Do the Jobless Bear for Joblessness?

Business owners have jobs and want to hire, but employers say candidates are unprepared and have the wrong attitude. What gives?
Ray Hennessey
Entrepreneurship, Not Socialism, Is the Answer to Economic Problems
Growth Strategies

Entrepreneurship, Not Socialism, Is the Answer to Economic Problems

Rolling Stone thinks collectivism and guaranteed outcomes are the key to U.S. economic success. Entrepreneurs know better.
Ray Hennessey
The Anti-Capitalist Bigotry of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
Finance

The Anti-Capitalist Bigotry of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

As the chatter over the 'The Wolf of Wall Street' shows, the only acceptable form of bias nowadays is toward the free markets.
Ray Hennessey
Conscious Capitalism: The End of Business as Usual?
Growth Strategies

Conscious Capitalism: The End of Business as Usual?

For young entrepreneurs angling to make a difference, conscious capitalism may be for you. Here, we take a look at the concept and consider how to get started.
Martin Zwilling