Video: Capitalism: Why it Matters

In this video, Andrew Bernstein demonstrates the history, philosophy and economics behind capitalism. He also addresses the false arguments that connect capitalism with slavery and...
The Left is Vastly More Evil than Religious Conservatives

The Left is Vastly More Evil than Religious Conservatives

Andrew Bernstein’s latest essay, The Left is Vastly More Evil than Religious Conservatives, was recently published in Capitalism Magazine. Religion In April 2011, I traveled by car along I-70 in Kansas en route to Manhattan to give a talk for the Ayn Rand...
America: A Racist Nation?

America: A Racist Nation?

The recent murder of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis was ghastly and reminds us of the hideous racial injustice directed against black Americans in the nation’s past. In this essay, I will examine American racism in a worldwide context, and then seek a...
The Great Man Theory of History

The Great Man Theory of History

(This essay was originally written as a chapter in my book, Heroes, Legends, Champions: Why Heroism Matters, and is an outtake from that book.) Do specific geniuses or “great men” drive forward the events of history?   Is profound impact on social history...