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Acton Commentary
Reading ‘Democracy in America’ (Part 4): The long shadow of the French Revolutionto the first chapter of Democracy in America. With an introduction by Dermot Q
Acton Commentary / Posted yesterday
to the first chapter of Democracy in America. With an introduction by Dermot Quinn, this essay is based on a lecture given by former Acton Institute Advisory Board member Russell Kirk, explaining Acton's view on the American and French Revolut... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Wall Street Journal: ‘The Acton Institute’s Moral Capital’In its “Houses of Worship” column today, the Wall Street Journal examined how t
Acton Commentary / Posted 5 days ago
In its “Houses of Worship” column today, the Wall Street Journal examined how the Acton Institute continues to work for economic liberty, even though that project looks “unfashionable” these days. Writer Mene Ukueberuwa interviewed Acton co-founder... Read more
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Acton Commentary
On modern economics and the reading of old booksActon event. Let me first say that I heartily recommend this ad fontes (“[back
Acton Commentary / Posted 7 days ago
Acton event. Let me first say that I heartily recommend this ad fontes (“[back] to the sources”) approach. Here at the Acton Institute we’ve published ten books (so far) in our series on “Sources in Early Modern Economics, Ethics, and Law”... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Betsy DeVos to speak at Acton Institute’s 27th Annual DinnerMark your calendars and register now for Acton Institute’s 27th annual dinner o
Acton Commentary / Posted 8 days ago
Mark your calendars and register now for Acton Institute’s 27th annual dinner on October 18, held at the DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This year’s annual dinner will feature remarks from Acton Institute president Rev. Robert Sirico and... Read more
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Acton Commentary
5 Facts about the alt-rightfactor.” The objectives of the alt-right movement are antithetical to the miss
Acton Commentary / Posted 9 days ago
factor.” The objectives of the alt-right movement are antithetical to the mission, values, and principles of the Acton Institute and other like-minded groups. Yet the movement is often associated with traditional forms of conservatism and... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Is economic liberty necessary for human flourishing?don’t expect him to fully agree with my reasoning since many of my colleagues a
Acton Commentary / Posted 16 days ago
don’t expect him to fully agree with my reasoning since many of my colleagues at the Acton Insitute may also disagree. The Acton Institute is an ecumenically broad organization, and while all of us here agree on the mission (to promote a free and... Read more
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Acton Commentary
How government regulation—not free markets—caused the financial crisisaffairs. In the next post we’ll consider why they should be more willing to sup
Acton Commentary / Posted 23 days ago
affairs. In the next post we’ll consider why they should be more willing to support free markets. Related: In October the Acton Institute will be sponsoring a conference titled, Toward a Free and Virtuous Society: Marxism a Century after the... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Why is socialism being promoted by conservative Christian outlets?is a panel discussion at the recent Acton University conference in which Rev. S
Acton Commentary / Posted 28 days ago
is a panel discussion at the recent Acton University conference in which Rev. Sirico “the president of the neoliberal Acton Institute criticized the creation of laws against child labor in Thailand.” Again, I’ll try to give Strain the benefit... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Evaluating Trump’s tax reformsan article on the reforms, focusing on its effect on the family. Rev. Robert Si
Acton Commentary / Posted 29 days ago
an article on the reforms, focusing on its effect on the family. Rev. Robert Sirico, co-founder and president of the Acton Institute, provided his thoughts on Trump’s plan: “A refundable tax credit, instead of a direct subsidy from the... Read more
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New York Magazine
Betsy DeVos Knew How to Wield Power in Michigan. It’s Not Working in D.C.the Heritage Foundation, the American Enterprise Institute, and, locally, the M
New York Magazine / Posted 29 days ago
the Heritage Foundation, the American Enterprise Institute, and, locally, the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and the Acton Institute. They have single-handedly rebeautified the city of Grand Rapids: The convention center, the performance... Read more

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