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

The meaning of work

Working comprises the bulk of most people’s adult lives. Unfortunately, many people find their work unfulfilling and dread Monday mornings. How can we find meaning and a sense of vocation in even the most mundane work environments? Continue Reading...

John Locke and the founding fathers

The founding fathers possessed a vision of liberty illumined by philosophy and religion. In order to best understand their vision, it is wise to investigate which writers and thinkers inspired John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, Robert R. Continue Reading...

C.S. Lewis and the root of power philosophy

C.S. Lewis is perhaps best known for his work in children’s literature and Christian apologetics. “Mere Christianity”, “The Problem of Pain” and “The Abolition of Man” are among his most popular works, and yet he has many more valuable essays regarding truth and Christianity which are not as widely read. Continue Reading...

Brexit reflects desire for democracy

The EU’s bureaucracy underlies the British voter’s desire to leave the Union. In his June 26 piece for The Catholic World Report, Acton Research Director Samuel Gregg maps out the EU’s origins and decline, and Britain’s consequential cry to leave its grasp. Continue Reading...