January 26, 2017
Posts by Kyle Hanby
January 22, 2017
Samuel Gregg on Tocqueville and democracy’s fall in America
‘Democracy in America’ by Alexis de Tocqueville is a 19th century book that serves as a guide to explain how the American political system has evolved into its current state. In this book, Tocqueville describes what he noticed about American democracy when he traveled through the country in 1831. Continue Reading...
January 19, 2017
Samuel Gregg on Pope Francis and radical capitalism
In a recent speech delivered to a gathering of the Roman round table of The Global Foundation at the Vatican, Pope Francis addressed economics. Specifically, he suggested that a capitalist ideology which is unconcerned about the marginalized has run rampant across the world. Continue Reading...
January 17, 2017
Trump should abolish the White House faith office
“Why can’t sane energy policies be developed and effectively implemented without a $30 billion bureaucracy to oversee it?” asks Acton Institute president and co-founder Rev. Robert Sirico in a recent article for The Hill. Continue Reading...
January 12, 2017
Pope Francis, Manzoni’s The Betrothed, and sound economics
Alessandro Manzoni, an Italian poet and novelist, is best known for his book The Betrothed. Rev. Robert Sirico, president and co-founder of the Acton Institute, recently wrote an article for Crisis Magazine praising Manzoni and discussing some of the economic themes found in The Betrothed. Continue Reading...
January 09, 2017
Samuel Gregg on Pope Francis, encyclicals, and Argentina
January 06, 2017
National debt is a real threat to America
If President-elect Donald Trump wants to make America great again, he needs to find a way to reduce the federal debt. Samuel Gregg, in a new article at the Stream, explains why this is so important. Continue Reading...
December 27, 2016
Pope Francis and his fans on the left
December 19, 2016
Some thoughts for Pope Francis on his 80th birthday
December 12, 2016
Samuel Gregg: Trade agreements are not free trade
Free trade and trade agreements are not the same thing. In fact, they are often times in direct contradiction with each other. Acton Director of Research Samuel Gregg recently wrote an article about this at The Stream. Continue Reading...