Yesterday, Acton Institute Senior Editor Joe Carter joined host Al Kresta on Ave Maria Radio’s Kresta in the Afternoon to discuss the phenomenon that is Donald Trump and his presidential campaign. Carter explains that Trump’s appeal lies in the fact that he’s bringing a brand of folk Marxism to an entirely new audience. Trump is not a Marxist, but his pitting of oppressed classes against their oppressors is drawn from folk Marxism, and has been a powerful political tool in the 2016 campaign.
You can listen to the interview via the audio player below.
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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