It’s Potlatch Season—The Celebration Of All Things Material

Is gift giving during Christmas and Hanukkah a wasteful practice by which we just crave status from friends and family? Is it a harmless, even joyful, practice to bestow goodwill and joy on the ones we love? Is it a giant commercial venture by which retailers encourage us to part with dollars in an orgy [...]


Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas from The Daily Capitalist, your favorite curmudgeonly capitalist. This video of the Flash Mob Hallelujah has been going around the Web, but in case you haven’t seen it yet, I think you will enjoy this immensely.