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Radio Free Acton: Econ Quiz on pensions and public debt; Upstream on Frida Kahlo and Stalinism

On this episode of Radio Free Acton, host Caroline Roberts speaks with Dave Hebert, Professor of Economics at Aquinas College for another Econ Quiz segment on the topic of pensions and state debt. Then, on the Upstream segment, Bruce Edward Walker talks to Phil Terzian, a writer for The Weekly Standard, on the blind spots in the legacy of Frida Kahlo as well as our modern understanding of Stalinism.

Check out these additional resources on this week’s podcast topics:

Read “Connecticut is drowning in debt. Should the rest of us have to pay?” by Mitch Daniels

Read “Greece, America, and the pension tipping point,” by Zack Pruitt

Read “The One Historical Sin that’s Always Forgiven,” by Philip Terzian

Read “3 reasons to study the Russian Revolution today, according to Dutch lovers of liberty,” by Rev. Ben Johnson

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Caroline Roberts

Caroline Roberts is a managing editor at the Acton Institute and produces Acton's weekly podcast, Acton Line.