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

The Coronavirus Vaccine Shows Why Greed Still Dominates in The New Normal

Pfizer is set to make a fortune by holding governments to ransom over the price of the vaccine

Pfizer’s recent announcement they have created a vaccine providing 90% protection against the Coronavirus is the silver bullet we’ve all been waiting for. Moderna has gone one better, by announcing their…

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Pfizer is set to make a fortune by holding governments to ransom over the price of the vaccine

What’s the Big Deal About Donald Trump not Paying Taxes?

The biggest surprise would have been if Donald Trump did pay taxes, not that he hasn't

The New York Times revelation that Donald Trump has paid $1500 in tax in the last four years has sent shockwaves around the world. But it would have been a far…

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The biggest surprise would have been if Donald Trump did pay taxes, not that he hasn't