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Video: Lawrence Reed Challenges Progressive Mythology

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The final Acton Lecture Series event of 2015 took place on December 10th as the Acton Institute joined with our friends at the Mackinac Center to welcome Lawrence Reed, the president of the Foundation for Economic Education.

Reed is always a favorite ALS speaker, and once again he did not disappoint; his address was entitled “Excuse Me, Professor: Challenging the Myths of Progressivism”, and was based on his recently released book of the same title. Reed’s lecture is available to view below, and be sure to check out Reed’s interview on Radio Free Acton if you haven’t done so already.

Defending the Free Market: The Moral Case for a Free Economy

Defending the Free Market: The Moral Case for a Free Economy

Father Sirico argues that a free economy actually promotes charity, selflessness, and kindness, and why free-market capitalism is not only the best way to ensure individual success and national prosperity but is also the surest route to a moral and socially-just society.

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  • Anne Seay

    Larry–Rotary Club of Blue Ridge Georgia awaits your return as our speaker. Can’t you hear the
    Mountains calling you? Thanks for all the marvelous things you expound on. Awaiting your call.
    Peace. Rotarian Anne Seay aka The Chicken Lady