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Acton Commentary
Mini-Grants available for course development and faculty scholarshipOwn all of the lectures from Acton University on a USB flash drive with this in
Mini-Grants available for course development and faculty scholarship
Acton Commentary / Posted 17 hours ago
Own all of the lectures from Acton University on a USB flash drive with this inexpensive bundle. Valued at $179, these lectures were recorded from Acton University sessions from 2010 to 2013. The flash drive comes with lectures organized by year and... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Young Socialist Hearts, Old Conservative Heads, and Correctly Attributed QuotesThe support of an old socialist by young voters and socialism should remind us
Young Socialist Hearts, Old Conservative Heads, and Correctly Attributed Quotes
Acton Commentary / Posted 6 days ago
The support of an old socialist by young voters and socialism should remind us of that old quote . . . you know the one, the one by . . . Churchill? When it comes to citing famous quotations, a good rule of thumb is to attribute any unknown saying... Read more
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Acton Commentary
New Argentina subsidiary joins Acton Institute in Global Think Tank RankingsGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Jan. 28, 2016)—The Acton Institute made another strong sho
New Argentina subsidiary joins Acton Institute in Global Think Tank Rankings
Acton Commentary / Posted 6 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Jan. 28, 2016)—The Acton Institute made another strong showing in a leading ranking of global think tanks which showed the Grand Rapids-based research and educational institution among the best organizations of its kind in the... Read more
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Acton Commentary
What Kuyper Can Teach Us About Trump and the ‘Third Temptation’Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. recently stirred up a bit of hub
What Kuyper Can Teach Us About Trump and the ‘Third Temptation’
Acton Commentary / Posted 6 days ago
Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. recently stirred up a bit of hubbub over his endorsement of Donald Trump, praising the billionaire presidential candidate as a “servant leader” who “lives a life of helping others, as Jesus taught.” For... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Acton Institute named a top think tank in the world in new reportActon Institute and Instituto Acton have taken top spots in a new ranking. Earl
Acton Institute named a top think tank in the world in new report
Acton Commentary / Posted 12 days ago
Acton Institute and Instituto Acton have taken top spots in a new ranking. Earlier today, the University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tank & Civil Societies Program released the 2015 Global Go-To Think Tanks Report which maintains data on almost 7,000... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Pope Francis on Communication & MercyThe Holy Father issued a very challenging document over the weekend on the occa
Pope Francis on Communication & Mercy
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
The Holy Father issued a very challenging document over the weekend on the occasion of World Communications’ Day. Appropriately in this Year of Mercy, he focused on the relationship between mercy and communications. The statement has implications for... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Conference brings together Pope and corporate executivesPope Francis receives Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, in Vatic
Conference brings together Pope and corporate executives
Acton Commentary / Posted 21 days ago
Pope Francis receives Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, in Vatican City on Monday. Photo: Vatican press office/European Pressphoto Agency Corporate leaders are working to find common ground with the Roman Catholic Church when it comes... Read more
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Acton Commentary
New Issue of the Journal of Markets & Morality (18.2)Our most recent issue of the Journal of Markets & Morality, vol. 18, no. 2, has
New Issue of the Journal of Markets & Morality (18.2)
Acton Commentary / Posted 26 days ago
Our most recent issue of the Journal of Markets & Morality, vol. 18, no. 2, has now been published online and print issues are in the mail. In addition to our regular slate of articles examining the intersections between faith, freedom, markets, and... Read more
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The Christian Post
The Poverty of PowerballThere are some taxes that folks just love. And in the last two weeks, people ha
The Poverty of Powerball
The Christian Post / Posted 27 days ago
There are some taxes that folks just love. And in the last two weeks, people have been scrambling to pay one of them. I'm talking about Powerball. America is in the midst of Powerball fever. And it's not hard to see why. The potential value of a... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Ralph Hauenstein (1912-2016)The Acton Institute lost a great friend and staunch supporter on Sunday with th
Ralph Hauenstein (1912-2016)
Acton Commentary / Posted 28 days ago
The Acton Institute lost a great friend and staunch supporter on Sunday with the passing of Ralph Hauenstein at the age of 103 years. In a truly remarkable life, Hauenstein was by turns a journalist, a war hero, an entrepreneur, and a major... Read more
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The Christian Post
Powerball Preys on the PoorA corner store displays a Powerball lottery sign next to its cash register and
Powerball Preys on the Poor
The Christian Post / Posted a month ago
A corner store displays a Powerball lottery sign next to its cash register and checkout in Encinitas, California January 8, 2016. The jackpot in the Powerball lottery, already the largest ever payout in North American history, continued to climb,... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Russell Kirk and Twentieth-Century American ConservatismAt The Public Discourse, Acton Research Director Samuel Gregg reviews Bradley J
Russell Kirk and Twentieth-Century American Conservatism
Acton Commentary / Posted a month ago
At The Public Discourse, Acton Research Director Samuel Gregg reviews Bradley J. Birzer’s new book Russell Kirk: American Conservative. The book, Gregg writes, amply shows how “Kirk’s broad scope of interests was matched by genuine erudition that... Read more

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