Radio Free Acton: Bringing midwestern culture back to the spotlight; Upstream on Roger Waters

On this edition of Radio Free Acton, we talk with John Lauck—founding president of the Midwestern History Association, the associate editor and book review editor of the Middle West Review, and an adjunct professor of history and political science at the University of South Dakota—about his new book on the American Midwest, “From Warm Center to Ragged Edge.” Then Bruce Edward Walker shares his review of the latest work from former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters on our cultural segment, Upstream. Continue Reading...

John Stonestreet doesn’t want to talk about sex

On the latest edition of Radio Free Acton, John Stonestreet, the President of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, joins Marc Vander Maas to talk about the current cultural and moral malaise of the West and affirms the unique role of Christianity in the development and sustaining of western civilization. Continue Reading...

Rev. Sirico: Ordered liberty depends on virtue

In a new article for the Lakeland Ledger, Rev. Robert Sirico, president and co-founder of the Acton Institute, explains why ordered liberty depends on virtue: What I have learned in these intervening decades is that it’s not enough simply to be a “free” society. Continue Reading...

Poverty, Inc. Now Streaming on Netflix

Poverty Inc., an award-winning documentary that grew out of the Acton Institute’s PovertyCure initiative, is now available on Netflix. During the past year the film has been in over 300 screenings around the world attended by more than 21,000 people. Continue Reading...

5 Facts About Acton University

This is the week for the annual Acton University, a unique educational experience focused on the intersection of liberty and morality. Here are five facts you should know about Acton U. Continue Reading...