Is Greed Important For Success in Life?

If you want to 'win' at capitalism, you must be self-interested and greedy.

In 1986, Ivan Boesky made a speech at the University of California, proclaiming “greed is healthy.” When growing up, we’re all taught that being greedy is a less than desirable character…

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If you want to 'win' at capitalism, you must be self-interested and greedy.

Why Do Good People Do Bad Things?

Our willingness to obey authority can lead to horrific social consequences.

The Baby Milk Scandal that came to light in the 1970s revealed the depths some corporations are willing to go to generate profits. Nestlé and other multinational milk companies enticed mothers…

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Our willingness to obey authority can lead to horrific social consequences.

Bitcoin Has a Filthy Secret (of the Environmental Kind)

Bitcoin has created a bonanza, but its growth comes at a terrible price

“If you’re seeing Bitcoin on a bus, it’s time to buy.” An advert on London’s double-decker buses hints at the cryptocurrencies' remarkable rise to power in a few years. At the…

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Bitcoin has created a bonanza, but its growth comes at a terrible price

Why Neoliberalism Is at the Heart of Americas Problems

Neoliberalism has a vice-like grip over America, and it won't let go

There is something desperately wrong in America that no presidential election will solve. Widespread protests in cities. Deep mistrust in the police force who kill unarmed people in the street. Armed…

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Neoliberalism has a vice-like grip over America, and it won't let go

Why Human Needs are the Building Blocks of a New Economy

Designing an economy based on human needs can transform society

A growing economy is a healthy economy. The bigger an economy is, the more developed and better off society is as a result. These ideas lie at the heart of our…

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Designing an economy based on human needs can transform society