Caroline Roberts

Caroline Roberts has a B.A. in English from Grove City College and produces the Acton Institute’s podcast, Radio Free Acton.

Posts by Caroline Roberts

Radio Free Acton: Justice in taxation, How entrepreneurs make a freer society, and Upstream on ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

On this episode of Radio Free Acton, Kevin Schmiesing, research fellow at Acton, speaks with Robert Kennedy, professor in the department of Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas, on ‘Justice in Taxation.’ Then, Caroline Roberts talks with Brett VanderKamp, founder and president of New Holland Brewing Company on how entrepreneurs make a freer society. Continue Reading...

Radio Free Acton: Business FX on purpose and fulfillment in the workplace; Econ Quiz on tariffs; Upstream on the beat poets

On this episode of Radio Free Acton, John Couretas, Director of Communications at Acton, talks to Phil Sotok, management consultant with DPMC, examining purpose, fulfillment and ethics in the workplace. Then, on the Econ Quiz segment, Caroline Roberts speaks with Aquinas College professor of economics, Dave Hebert on the newly proposed steel and aluminum tariffs. Continue Reading...

Samuel Gregg on contradictions in the papacy

Journalist and Harvard alumnus Philip F. Lawler is no stranger to spotting inconsistencies in the Catholic Church. After the Catholic Church’s sex-abuse crisis unveiled in 2002, Lawler released his highly researched book, The Faithful Departed, tracing the Church’s history of corruption while maintaining an “attention to facts” and a “calm tone.” Lawler’s latest book addressing the Catholic Church tackles problems starting in the papacy. Continue Reading...

Radio Free Acton: Greg Forster on the legacy of Whittaker Chambers, Econ Quiz on income inequality, Upstream on Ursula K. Le Guin

On this episode of Radio Free Acton, Paul Bonicelli, director of programs and education at Acton, and Trey Dimsdale, director of program outreach at Acton, speak with Greg Forster, director of the Oikonomia Network and visiting assistant professor of faith and culture at Trinity International University, on the legacy and modern relevance of Whittaker Chambers and his landmark book, Witness. Continue Reading...

Why do millennials favor socialism?

It isn’t recent news that a large number of millennials gravitate towards socialism. Older generations who have lived in the shadow of socialism and similar ideological regimes however, may wonder why. Continue Reading...

Radio Free Acton: The fight for $15, stock market boom and Oxfam’s 2018 inequality report

On this episode of Radio Free Acton, Caroline Roberts talks to Joe Carter, Senior Editor at Acton, about minimum wage and the debate surrounding the “Fight for $15.” Then on the Econ Quiz segment, Dave Hebert, Professor of Economics at Aquinas College, speaks with John Couretas, Executive Editor and Director of Communications at Acton, about the stock market boom (segment was recorded before the Jan. Continue Reading...