Wealth & Poverty Review Why Capitalism Works: A New Course from Prager University

A short economics lecture from Senior Fellow George Gilder, titled “Why Capitalism Works.” In it, Gilder explains the genius of capitalism: that it channels self-interest into altruism. In a free market economy, “Entrepreneurs can only help themselves by helping others.”

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George Gilder

Senior Fellow and Co-Founder of Discovery Institute
George Gilder is Chairman of Gilder Publishing LLC, located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. A co-founder of Discovery Institute, Mr. Gilder is a Senior Fellow of the Center on Wealth & Poverty, and also directs Discovery's Technology and Democracy Project. His latest book, Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy (2018), Gilder waves goodbye to today's Internet.  In a rocketing journey into the very near-future, he argues that Silicon Valley, long dominated by a few giants, faces a “great unbundling,” which will disperse computer power and commerce and transform the economy and the Internet.