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  • The learned Dane and the harmony of natural law

    18 July 2018, by Frank.holub
    The learned Dane and the harmony of natural law There are a decent number of well-known Danish writers: Saxo Grammaticus, Hans Christian Andersen, Søren Kierkegaard, and Jens Peter Jacobsen, to name a few. Niels Hemmingsen (1513-1600), the author of On the Law of Nature: A Demonstrative Method, (...)
  • The Trump-Putin summit: A missed opportunity for liberty

    17 July 2018, by Ben.johnson
    The Trump-Putin summit: A missed opportunity for liberty As the world continues to discuss Donald Trump’s performance at the NATO summit and his meeting with Vladimir Putin, my fellow Romanians watched, too. From my distinctly Eastern European perspective, they were a disappointing series of (...)
  • Italian Catholics increasingly embrace Vladimir Putin

    16 July 2018, by Ben.johnson
    Italian Catholics increasingly embrace Vladimir Putin As Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin meet in Helsinki, the world seems concerned about the rise of Vladimir Putin. However, Putinism is on the rise in Italy – in fact, it is now in the political majority. More distressingly, Putinism enjoys (...)
  • The perfect podcast to give a democratic socialist

    13 July 2018, by Ben.johnson
    The perfect podcast to give a democratic socialist On this week’s edition of “Radio Free Acton,” I had the pleasure of interviewing Juan Pina of the Foundation for the Advancement of Liberty, based in Madrid, about its first-ever World Electoral Freedom Index. The index ranks all the nations of (...)
  • Rethinking Poverty: Urban Entrepreneurship

    13 July 2018, by lois.rosinski
    Rethinking Poverty: Urban Entrepreneurship lois.rosinski July 13, 2018 - 1:42pm Start Date Mon, 10/01/2018 - 15:00 Introduction Text One of our mandates is to serve the least among us – the poor. The question is, how should we even think about poverty? The second question is, what models can we (...)
  • FAQ: The 2018 NATO summit’s two key issues

    12 July 2018, by Ben.johnson
    FAQ: The 2018 NATO summit’s two key issues Donald Trump has just left Brussels after a two-day NATO summit after he raised two key issues. Here’s what you need to know. What were the main two key issues raised at the NATO summit? President Trump objected to Germany’s agreement to build an (...)
  • After Janus, new models for labor relations

    11 July 2018, by Frank.holub
    After Janus, new models for labor relations The U.S. Supreme Court took a significant step toward restoring individual liberty in the government-sector labor market with its recent Janus decision. The details of the case were outlined for the Acton Institute by retired federal Judge, Janice (...)
  • Video: Rush Limbaugh on clergy who accept socialism

    10 July 2018, by Ben.johnson
    Video: Rush Limbaugh on clergy who accept socialism Occasionally, the themes the Acton Institute dedicates itself to proclaiming, in season and out of season, burst into the mainstream. On Monday’s “Rush Limbaugh” program, a female caller was perplexed that too many pulpits preach leftist (...)
  • When Brexit doesn’t mean Brexit

    9 July 2018, by Ben.johnson
    When Brexit doesn’t mean Brexit Late on Sunday, the British Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, David Davis, resigned. On Monday Boris Johnson, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, also resigned. The problem that spurred both resignations is Brexit and specifically Theresa May’s (...)
  • Westminster Abbey praises God for the NHS

    5 July 2018, by Ben.johnson
    Westminster Abbey praises God for the NHS Westminster Abbey held a service on Thursday commemorating the 70th anniversary of the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS). At the service Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, said that the “NHS is the most powerful and visible expression (...)

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