Blog author: jcarter
by on Thursday, August 2, 2012

Five Myths About Free Enterprise
Values & Capitalism

Given the economic hardships the United States has endured in recent years, it is tempting to conclude that free markets are no longer best for us — but that would misread our history, and buy into myths about the impact of free enterprise.

Isn’t the Accumulation of Wealth Wrong?
Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

One question we hear a lot is “isn’t the accumulation of wealth wrong?” In a word, no.

Catholics and Religious Liberty
R.R. Reno, First Things

The ever useful Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life has released a new survey. The focus falls on attitudes toward the recent push by the Catholic Bishops to highlight the threats posed to religious liberty.

The Growing Dangers of Cronyism
David Henderson, RealClearPolicy

Here’s the problem: with an increase in government comes an increase in privileges for special interests. And in the end, taxpayers and consumers get the short end of the stick while politicians and their cronies reap the rewards of having friends in high places.