Capitalism is an amoral system. That doesn’t necessarily mean that capitalism is immoral (actively against morality) but morality doesn’t play a significant role in corporate decision-making. What matters within capitalism is whether a product or person is profitable or unprofitable for the larger company. Public relations (the public perception of whether someone is moral or immoral) is important, but morality itself is not.
As always Donald Trump has dominated political news this week, so he’s dominated our political reading.
Scott Pruitt: Poacher turned inside man?
Scott Pruitt, the new head of America’s Environmental Protection Agency, was confirmed this week. He doesn’t understand that climate change is real, wants climate change “alarmists” to be prosecuted, and has advised corporations on how to challenge clean air regulations.