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  • The rights of parents in educating their children

    22 de agosto de 2017, por Ben.johnson
    The rights of parents in educating their children Grégor Puppinck, Ph.D., the director of the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), gave a conference at the European Court of Human Rights on the rights of families over education and religion. Puppinck reminded its members that the (...)
  • Poverty and inequality: Separating fact from fiction

    21 de agosto de 2017, por Ben.johnson
    Poverty and inequality: Separating fact from fiction Before reading this article, I would like you to ask yourself, “Have poverty and inequality in the world increased, decreased, or stayed about the same in the last 30 years?” I am asking these questions in the context of a huge range of books (...)
  • Book review: ‘The Political Theology of European Integration,’ by Mark R. Royce

    18 de agosto de 2017, por Ben.johnson
    Book review: ‘The Political Theology of European Integration,’ by Mark R. Royce The Political Theology of European Integration: Comparing the Influence of Religious Histories on European Policies. Mark R. Royce. Palgrave McMillan, 2017. 310 pages. The central question political scientist Mark (...)
  • Socialism disregards human dignity

    17 de agosto de 2017, por Ben.johnson
    Socialism disregards human dignity Socialism has turned oppressive in Venezuela, with the arrest of opposition leaders, election fraud, and human rights abuses. The United Nations has already condemned President Nicolas Maduro’s government for human rights violations. According to the UN, (...)
  • Frank Bruni, Charlottesville, and the retreat from reason

    16 de agosto de 2017, por Ben.johnson
    Frank Bruni, Charlottesville, and the retreat from reason On Saturday, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni wrote a column that appeared to promote the same kind of identity politics that exploded in violence one day earlier in Charlottesville. He began: I’m a white man, so you should listen (...)
  • We are getting income inequality wrong – and that’s dangerous

    16 de agosto de 2017, por Frank.holub
    We are getting income inequality wrong – and that’s dangerous Anne Rathbone Bradley The topic of income inequality is not new, but it is increasingly dominating academic and policy conversations. When French economist, Thomas Piketty, wrote a 704-page tome on income inequality in 2014 it sold (...)
  • The self-defeating nature of sin taxes

    15 de agosto de 2017, por Ben.johnson
    The self-defeating nature of sin taxes Rev. Ben Johnson, senior editor at the Acton Institute, wrote a new article for CapX warning bishops of the dangers of encouraging sin taxes. Recently in Poland, a letter written by bishop Tadeusz Bronakowski was read aloud in many Catholic churches, (...)
  • Brexit’s £1.5 billion boon to charities

    11 de agosto de 2017, por Ben.johnson
    Brexit’s £1.5 billion boon to charities In the United States, it is considered scandalous when a partisan public official tries to deny a charity its tax-exempt status. But a combination of EU and UK law forces British charities to pay £1.5 billion in taxes to the government every year – (...)
  • To recover his stolen tools, this farmer is offering bacon and work

    11 de agosto de 2017, por Ben.johnson
    To recover his stolen tools, this farmer is offering bacon and work After suffering a string of thefts at his organic farm, Melvin Burns is making an unorthodox offer. He's responding to robbery with kindness, offering the offender a job if he'll just return the tools he needs to take care of (...)
  • Human dignity: The uniquely defining characteristic of the West

    9 de agosto de 2017, por Ben.johnson
    Human dignity: The uniquely defining characteristic of the West Over the course of four years studying high school history, my students encounter the full vista of human history and the richness of the Western tradition. After learning about ancient cultures, they invariably point to one (...)

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