Capitalism

Problem Solving

Steven Pinker, Author of Bill Gates's Favorite Book, Says Entrepreneurs Should Trust Stats, Not Their Intuition

The Harvard psychology professor discusses his thoughts on the roles and responsibilities of business today.

Moving from Capitalism Towards a Giving Economy

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Winter is Here From a Funding Perspective… and Will Continue

The last ten years have seen three mini cycles of waxing and waning of investor sentiment.

Amid EpiPen Furor, a CEO Shows How Not to Swim Against the Tide

Mylan's crisis response to high EpiPen prices is focused on an important goal: changing the national conversation on health pricing.

Guaranteed Basic Income Is Not Worth the Risks of Experimentation

As with all economic policies, basic income needs to be based on the balance sheet not the good intentions of Silicon Valley.

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