What did Max Weber mean by the ‘spirit’ of capitalism?
Peter Ghosh, Aeon
ax Weber’s famous text The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1905) is surely one of the most misunderstood of all the canonical works regularly taught, mangled and revered in universities across the globe.
There’s more to status anxiety than economic inequality
Tim Worstall, CapX
It’s social inequality, not economic difference, that makes us miserable.
How Capitalism Could Save the World
Richard M. Ebeling, FEE
A world of capitalism is a world of peaceful, voluntary, mutually agreed upon interactions where no person or group is politically privileged over another.
Study: Welfare Benefits, Minimum-Wage Hikes Might Harm Poor Neighborhoods
Robert Verbruggen, National Review
The economist David Neumark, along with two coauthors, has published a detailed study of how anti-poverty policies affect disadvantaged neighborhoods over long periods of time.