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  • God, Brexit, and EUtopia (Part 2)

    11 décembre 2017, par Ben.johnson
    God, Brexit, and EUtopia (Part 2) This is the second article in a series on "God, Brexit, and EUtopia." You may read the first part here. The seductive power of evil and the difficulties of regaining self-determination once lost are well illustrated theologically in C.S. Lewis’s The Silver (...)
  • ’Brexit breakthrough’ : What you need to know about the new UK-EU report

    8 décembre 2017, par Ben.johnson
    'Brexit breakthrough': What you need to know about the new UK-EU report After frenetic all-night talks, the UK prime minister and the president of the EU announced early Friday morning that the first round of Brexit talks had made “sufficient progress” to go forward. What does that mean for the (...)
  • Alex Chafuen joins Acton Institute to lead international outreach

    6 décembre 2017, par Frank.holub
    Alex Chafuen joins Acton Institute to lead international outreach Dec. 6, 2017 – Alejandro A. “Alex” Chafuen, longtime president of Washington-based Atlas Network, is joining the Acton Institute on January 1 as its Managing Director, International. “As one of our founding board members and (...)
  • What St. Nicholas can teach us about economic freedom

    6 décembre 2017, par Ben.johnson
    What St. Nicholas can teach us about economic freedom One of the most beloved figures of Christian history – St. Nicholas, the basis for the legend of Santa Claus – is commemorated around the world on December 6. An historical happenstance shows that his life still holds lessons for the piety (...)
  • Socialism still kills

    6 décembre 2017, par Frank.holub
    Socialism still kills Talk long enough to European conservatives and they will eventually remind you that the communists in the western and eastern parts of the Old Continent have never been held accountable for their crimes. Certainly nowhere near to the extent that Nazi party members were (...)
  • God, Brexit, and EUtopia (Part 1)

    5 décembre 2017, par Ben.johnson
    God, Brexit, and EUtopia (Part 1) On June 23, 2016, the British people voted by referendum on a simple question: “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?” A total of 17,410,742 (51.9 percent) voted “Leave” and 16,141,241 (48.1 percent) voted (...)
  • Who is Austria’s Sebastian Kurz ?

    4 décembre 2017, par Ben.johnson
    Who is Austria's Sebastian Kurz? On October 15, wunderkind Sebastian Kurz led his Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) to victory in the federal elections, securing the largest share of the vote (31.5 percent) and edging out the Socialists to obtain the constitutional right to the Chancellorship. Much (...)
  • ’Pro-woman’ economic policies disempower women

    1er décembre 2017, par Ben.johnson
    'Pro-woman' economic policies disempower women Western society increasingly embraces equality of outcome. Upon this altar, affirmative action policies are untouchable. But when the state tells employers, like the mechanised voice on the London Underground, to “mind the gap,” one ought to be (...)
  • Deus versus Machina ? Why faith is needed in the debate over artificial intelligence

    30 novembre 2017, par Ben.johnson
    Deus versus Machina? Why faith is needed in the debate over artificial intelligence “…the period of time occupied by organic intelligence is just a thin sliver between early life and the long era of the machines.” – Sir Martin Rees. (The Conversation. April 3, 2017.) The debate over whether (...)
  • Natural rights revisited during Salamanca University’s 800th anniversary

    30 novembre 2017, par Ben.johnson
    Natural rights revisited during Salamanca University’s 800th anniversary On November 29, the Acton Institute held a conference in Rome titled "Globalization, Justice, and the Economy" on sixteenthand seventeenth Century Spanish scholasticism. (The conference was broadcast on LiveStream. More (...)

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