Archive for September, 2010

Profit is vital to human well-being

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

"Profit is vital to human well-being. Profit is the payment to entrepreneurs just as wages are payments to labor, interest to capital and rent to land. In order to earn profits in free markets, entrepreneurs must identify and satisfy human wants and do so in a way that economizes on ...

Danah Boyd on the Craigslist “Adult Services” ban

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

I liked this column by Danah Boyd at HuffPo explaining why censoring the "Adult Services" section of Craigslist, effectively forbidding women from prostituting themselves semi-openly, will harm women by protecting pimps, child traffickers, and other abusive scumbags: On Friday, under tremendous pressure from US attorneys general and public advocacy groups, Craigslist ...