Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Whole Foods CEO A Corporate Fat Cat?
Who'd have thought this guy was a cold-hearted capitalist? Wonderful op-ed in the Wall Street Journal by John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods. He reiterates the quiet alternative to ObamaCare, creating growth and competition in the private sector while using tax incentives to encourage voluntary donations into public programs.
Read Mackey's op-ed here.
For further insight into his ideas regarding the social responsibility of businesses in a free market economy, check out this 2005 debate between Mackey, Milton Friedman and TJ Rogers in Reason Magazine.