WHOLE FOODS CEO ON MORALITY OF CAPITALISM


Whole Foods CEO John Mackey argues that business has lifted billions out of poverty.
DATE: 03/22/2013

Discussion Questions

1. Is business “evil”? Why or why not?

2. Why do Stossel and Mackey believe business has lifted people out of poverty? Explain why you agree or disagree with them.

3. Is it okay to pursue profit? Defend your answer.

4. If someone gains something, does that automatically mean someone else has to lose something? Mackey argues that capitalism is a “win/win situation.” Is it?


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