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  • Would Jesus take an Uber ?

    16 août 2018, par Ben.johnson
    Would Jesus take an Uber? New York City has enacted the first-ever government cap on the number of vehicles licensed to ride-sharing services like Uber or Lyft. On Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the bill imposing a one-year moratorium on new licenses, establishing a minimum wage for (...)
  • 2018 Houston Luncheon featuring Rev. Robert Sirico

    14 août 2018, par nick.porter
    2018 Houston Luncheon featuring Rev. Robert Sirico nick.porter August 14, 2018 - 11:41am Start Date Tue, 10/23/2018 - 12:00 Introduction Text In the face of fiscal irresponsibility—soaring deficits, sweeping new healthcare regulations, and an uncontrollable national debt—the Acton Institute (...)
  • How one deleted scene turns ’Star Wars’ into a struggle against socialism

    14 août 2018, par Ben.johnson
    How one deleted scene turns 'Star Wars' into a struggle against socialism In the era of Disney, many long-time Star Wars fans have bemoaned the supposed infiltration of their favorite franchise by leftist ideology. At first, I rolled my eyes at these objections, many of which remain patently (...)
  • Film Screening and Lecture - The Song of Freedom Carries On : The Continued Story of Estonia

    14 août 2018, par andrea.moury
    Film Screening and Lecture - The Song of Freedom Carries On: The Continued Story of Estonia andrea.moury August 14, 2018 - 9:25am Start Date Wed, 09/05/2018 - 18:00 Introduction Text Mari-Ann Kelam's family left Estonia just as the Soviets were tightening their control of the nation. Those (...)
  • French secularism has made John Paul II pontiff non grata

    13 août 2018, par Ben.johnson
    French secularism has made John Paul II pontiff non grata Ploërmel – a small town of 9,000 inhabitants in Brittany, France – recently made the news over a controversy surrounding a monument honouring Pope John Paul II. A 7-meter-high statue of the pope was gifted to the town in 2006 by the (...)
  • The vocation of the think tank : Alejandro Chafuen’s 2018 acceptance speech at the Instituto Juan de Mariana

    10 août 2018, par Ben.johnson
    The vocation of the think tank: Alejandro Chafuen’s 2018 acceptance speech at the Instituto Juan de Mariana Alejandro Chafuen – the Acton Institute’s Managing Director, International – delivered the following address while receiving the 2018 “Premio Juan de Mariana” at the Intituto Juan de Mariana (...)
  • Free trade could solve the migrant issue : German leader

    10 août 2018, par Ben.johnson
    Free trade could solve the migrant issue: German leader Germany’s development minister made a startling proposal to the EU this week. There is a simple way to help Africa flourish and reduce the number of migrants seeking greener pastures in Europe: “Open the market for all African goods.” The (...)
  • Book review : ’God and the evil of scarcity’ by Albino Barrera

    8 août 2018, par Ben.johnson
    Book review: 'God and the evil of scarcity' by Albino Barrera God and the Evil of Scarcity: Moral Foundations of Economic Scarcity. Albino Barrera. University of Notre Dame Press. 2005. 304 pages. God and the Evil of Scarcity: Moral Foundations of Economic Scarcity was written in 2005, but (...)
  • Acton on Tap : Extreme Poverty Takes a Fall featuring Joseph Connors, Ph.D.

    8 août 2018, par cali.beyer
    Acton on Tap: Extreme Poverty Takes a Fall featuring Joseph Connors, Ph.D. cali.beyer August 8, 2018 - 1:37pm Start Date Thu, 09/27/2018 - 18:00 Introduction Text It might come as a surprise, but poverty rates in the developing world are dropping dramatically. In fact, economic growth in (...)
  • Business Matters : Meaningful Work in the Modern Age

    7 août 2018, par sara.aldworth
    Business Matters: Meaningful Work in the Modern Age sara.aldworth August 7, 2018 - 1:52pm Start Date Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:00 Introduction Text You see it in everything from political rhetoric to Hollywood films – business is the “bad guy”. But is this really true? From the smallest mom-and-pop (...)

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