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  • Has Brexit ended bank-bashing ?

    24 mars 2017, par Ben.johnson
    Has Brexit ended bank-bashing? In 2012, François Hollande ran for president of France by saying, “My true enemy … is the world of finance.” This month, the Socialist’s former economy minister, Emmanuel Macron, maintained his lead in the race to succeed Hollande by highlighting his work as an (...)
  • Why it’s high time to bury Lenin

    23 mars 2017, par Ben.johnson
    Why it’s high time to bury Lenin In an article published today at The American Spectator, Acton Senior Editor Rev. Ben Johnson comments on the solemn centenary of the Russian communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin’s ascendancy to power. Rev. Johnson notes the Russian Orthodox Church’s distaste (...)
  • Is foreign aid a sacred cow ?

    22 mars 2017, par Frank.holub
    Is foreign aid a sacred cow? In case you missed it – understandably – in the barrage of news stories and Saint Patrick’s Day posts last week, a group of 106 faith leaders have collaborated on a letter they have signed and sent to the Democrat and Republican leadership of both houses of Congress. (...)
  • Explainer : What’s the difference between a free trade union and a customs union ?

    20 mars 2017, par Ben.johnson
    Explainer: What’s the difference between a free trade union and a customs union? On Monday, Great Britain stood poised to enact Brexit with Her Majesty's blessing. UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced that her government would send the letter officially triggering the UK’s exit from the (...)
  • What the Dutch elections mean for economics and the EU

    17 mars 2017, par Ben.johnson
    What the Dutch elections mean for economics and the EU Campaigns test character under pressure and over time. On Wednesday, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte passed that test easily. According to provisional results, he won with a 13-seat margin against his nearest challenger, Geert Wilders – (...)
  • Book Review : ’What Next’

    16 mars 2017, par Ben.johnson
    Book Review: 'What Next' If you are filled with pessimism by current affairs, and Brexit contributes to your anxieties, allow me to recommend a prescription to you. Daniel Hannan’s “What Next, How to get the best from Brexit” is an astonishingly good soother of the nerves. Considered one of the (...)
  • 5 ways the church can help the poor

    15 mars 2017, par Frank.holub
    5 ways the church can help the poor My community includes people who are both materially poor and “poor in spirit.” However, what exactly does it mean to say that people are “poor in spirit”? To be “poor in spirit” is not the same as being economically poor, yet both kinds of poverty matter, and the (...)
  • 5 facts about the Brexit vote and Scottish independence

    14 mars 2017, par Ben.johnson
    5 facts about the Brexit vote and Scottish independence On Monday night, Parliament passed a bill allowing Prime Minister Theresa May to withdraw the United Kingdom from the European Union under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. On the same day, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon called (...)
  • Director of Marketing

    13 mars 2017, par actonadmin
    Director of Marketing Grand Rapids, Michigan actonadmin March 13, 2017 - 11:29am DIRECTOR OF MARKETING The Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty is a leading international educational organization located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Acton Institute is interdenominational (...)
  • Can you spare 12 minutes to learn the pillars of a free society ?

    10 mars 2017, par Ben.johnson
    Can you spare 12 minutes to learn the pillars of a free society? Communicating the underlying pillars of a free and virtuous society is sometimes like describing the Kingdom of God: We can envision it, but detailing its operations to non-believers can be difficult. (This is largely for the (...)

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