In this talk, Ryan Krause, assistant professor of Strategy at the Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University, explains that non-coercive monopolies can and do exist on a free market, why non-coercive monopolies are benevolent, how business strategy is essentially a plan for achieving a monopoly and how antitrust law criminalizes the essence of business strategy.
Yesterday, Investor’s Business Daily published a new op-ed by Don Watkins and Yaron Brook, in which they argue, contra Thomas Piketty et al., that there’s nothing even remotely unfair with the wealth gap due to inheritances.
Equal Is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality, by bestselling authors Don Watkins and Yaron Brook, is the first book to make the comprehensive case against inequality critics like Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Paul Krugman.
I’m not a huge golf fan — truth be told, I know next to nothing about the sport. But I nevertheless was fascinated by Tiger Woods’s recent interview with Time magazine, where he talked about the prospect of having to retire from golf at the age of 40 due to injury.
The safeguards provided by an objective legal system hinge on a proper understanding of what objective law is. In this lecture, Tara Smith, professor of philosophy at the University of Texas and holder of the BB&T Chair for the Study of Objectivism, will clarify objectivity itself — not in epistemological detail, but in application to everyday living — and then chart its requisites for a proper legal system. We will see how the function of government sets the terms for the just exercise of state power and how confusions about objectivity result in its corruption.
Each year, high school debaters go head-to-head to qualify for a chance to compete in the National Speech & Debate Tournament. This year, debaters qualified by making persuasive arguments on topics ranging from whether employers should be required to provide employees with “living wages” to whether or not the United States should commit ground troops to combatting ISIL. In June, top competitors from 110 districts across the country will gather in Dallas, Texas to showcase their skills for the chance to win college scholarships.
We're told that the gap between the rich and poor is growing. How should we judge that news? Should we care about it? In this debate against James Galbraith of the University of Texas, Yaron Brook, executive director of ARI, challenges the conventional assumptions about inequality, what drives it, and what should be done about it.