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Capitalism


Did the Protestant work ethic create capitalism?

Samuel Gregg | 21 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: capitalism, economic history, economics
New research has shown that Max Weber's famous theory linking the two is quite wrong.


Here’s a Pope who condemns unfettered capitalism. So he must be a Marxist, right?

Michael Coren | 10 December 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: capitalism, Catholicism, Pope Francis
Nope, but it’s hard to convince some people.


Protest movement goes global

Sheila Liaugminas | 16 October 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: capitalism
In ideology and geography.


Behind the rescue’s success

Sheila Liaugminas | 17 October 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: capitalism, Chile, miners rescue

We were so riveted by the return of the Chilean miners and their reunion with family and loved ones, so captivated by their individual emergence and the joy that broke out in the crowd of rescuers each time one was pulled up, that we might not have heard much about how that whole operation came together as it did. What’s the back story of that?



Capitalism is the most ethical form of economics

Jeffrey Langan | 11 August 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: capitalism, Communism, forum
The fact that capitalism vanquished an even worse rival should not blind us to its manifold defects.


A global legitimacy crisis

George Friedman | 05 May 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: capitalism, global financial crisis, Stratfor
As Adam Smith knew, corporations are meant to increase the Wealth of Nations. When they increase only the wealth of greedy managers, watch out!


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