Quest: Greed Revisited…a recent history

The Atlantic    APR 7, 2014

Greed Is Good: A 300-Year History of a Dangerous Idea

Not long ago, the pursuit of commercial self-interest was largely reviled. How did we come to accept it?

Cartoon from a 1909 issue of Puck magazine. A caption read, “Dedicated to the states where child labor is still permitted.” Library of  Congress”
“Greed has always been the hobgoblin of capitalism, the mischief it makes a canker on the faith of capitalists.”    HN PAUL ROLLERT