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Minimum Wage Jobs are Opportunities to be Thankful For

Current minimum wage jobs are the result of technology and innovation. Workers should be grateful that these companies have created these jobs and use them as opportunities to earn more than a minimum wage.

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The Value Creation Gap: Why CEO Pay is So High

CEOs may not work 380 times harder than employees, but they do create a substantially greater amount of value. And it is the CEO who enables the employees to have a job in which their skills can create value in the first place.

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The More You Offer the More You Deserve: Against the False Justice of ‘Equality’ in the Tech Industry

To run a successful business, an employer has to hire the best and most competent individuals. People deserve a job only if they have skills and knowledge which will be of value to an employer.

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To “Lean In,” Women Must Abandon the False Moral Ideal of Selflessness

Psychologically, some women hold themselves back by believing that they must play the role of “nurturer,” a moral ideal which is reinforced by . . . the baseless philosophical ideal of selflessness.

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The Push for Equality Punishes Academic Excellence (and Every Other Kind)

A concern about inequality—in education or in wealth—treats intelligence and prosperity as social ills equal to illiteracy and destitution.

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We Shouldn’t “Give Back” What We Earned

The reason any individual deserves success is because of the simple fact that that individual uses his mind to produce or achieve something valuable, whether it’s a skyscraper, an iPhone or a fast food order. That individual earned that success because he transformed an idea in his mind into a reality.

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Campus Media Response: Are We Learning the Right Lesson about Inequality?

[It is a] contradiction [to say] that while it’s wrong for the government to redistribute wealth from poor to rich, it’s quite okay to do so in the opposite direction, through excessive taxation to fund the welfare state.

Why Protest Inequality?: Unmasking the Deeper Motivation of the Occupy Movement

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Why Protest Inequality?: Unmasking the Deeper Motivation of the Occupy Movement

Why, in spite of massive evidence that profits motivate entrepreneurs to innovate in ways that enable so many of us to live comfortably, is there still a sense that inequality is unfair?

Progress is Optional

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Progress is Optional

The source of technology and prosperity—the free human mind—is unshackled only under capitalism Would you give up the Internet for a million dollars? This was the question posed in a recent YouTube video distributed by The Fund for American Studies. Not surprisingly, many who were interviewed in the video said “no.” How much would they […]

Campus Media Response: In Celebration of Inequality

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Campus Media Response: In Celebration of Inequality

In another hard-hitting piece in MIT’s The Tech, Keith Yost responds to the charge, much discussed of late in connection with the Wisconsin union protests, that our society faces a crisis of “inequality”: Let’s begin with the obvious: the inequality of well-being has drastically fallen since 1967. Bill Gates may have a million times the […]