Author Archives: Compassionate Capitalism

Freedom and Prosperity

Where personal freedom exists, the ingenuity and creativity of people spawns great prosperity.  This is the foundation of the natural advancement of the human condition. There seems to be an infinite number of ways in which we humans measure the … Continue reading

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A Bar Too Far

Since learning of the widespread use of child slavery in the harvesting of cocoa in Western Africa, I’ve not been able to eat chocolate and I have to say that when I see anything made of chocolate, in my mind’s … Continue reading

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Back in the Blogging Ether

So, a few weeks ago I had this tremendous idea; I would add my voice to the Internet ether by launching a blog.  Thanks to WordPress, I was able to quickly and easily create and publish this blog and I rifled … Continue reading

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200 children died while I wrote this post….

I’m always amazed at the ingenuity of humans.  I’m also amazed at our ability to allow our fellow humans to suffer. I’m writing this post on a laptop computer that has more computing power than what was used to get Neil Armstrong, Buzz … Continue reading

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Is capitalism dead in the 21st century?

© 2012 Richard Quest, CNN Anchor and Correspondent Davos, Switzerland (CNN) – With the world still shaking from the global economic earthquake, and suffering daily aftershocks from Europe, it is not surprising that the topic at Davos is whether capitalism is … Continue reading

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Support Child Slavery – Eat a Chocolate Bar

I can’t think of anyone I’ve ever met that didn’t like some form of chocolate. I know there are people who do not like chocolate or have some form of allergy that prevents them from enjoying even the smallest morsel, … Continue reading

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Crony capitalism is very different from the market economy

Column by John Kay, The Financial Times Sixty years of division of the Korean peninsula has created two states with very different standards of living in one country. The Korean example is pathological. The division of Germany resulted in two … Continue reading

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