January 2013

The Young and the Economically Illiterate

This article was originally published at ValuesandCapitalism.com on January 23, 2013. Earlier this month, the Higher Education Research Institute reported that today’s young people are more narcissistic than ever. Our drive to succeed surpasses that of our parents. We expect a great future for our generation. Our intellectual, leadership and social self-confidence are at all-time highs. Exciting, […]

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What if Money Was No Object?

This article was originally published at ValuesandCapitalism.com on January 10, 2013. “What would you like to do if money was no object?” This is the question asked in a trending Youtube video narrated by the late philosopher Alan Watts. It encourages young people to live and dream as if money didn’t matter—as if money was […]

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Three Ways to Defend the Free Market

This article was originally published at ValuesandCapitalism.com on January 4, 2013. Each year, almost 50 percent of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions. Most often, these include things like losing weight, working harder or spending less. Whatever they may be, the common thread among them is that they involve things we deeply care about—things we think […]

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