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Introducing The Good Society

Frequent visitors to this blog know that the Acton Institute is rooted in a mission to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles. Continue Reading...
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PowerLinks 06.18.18

The Fight to Define Romans 13 Lincoln Mullen, The Atlantic Jeff Sessions used it to justify his policy of family separation, but he’s not the first to invoke the biblical passage. Continue Reading...

The shrinking of the administrative state

In just the last year, the regulatory apparatus of the federal government has endured a range of healthy threats and corrections. Approximately 1,579 regulatory actions have been withdrawn or delayed, according to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, and that wave is set to continue. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.15.18

Help is on the way for Middle Eastern Christians, writes @USAIDMarkGreen Mark Green, Wall Street Journal Under President Trump’s orders, USAID is directing aid to persecuted communities in Iraq. Workers aren’t buying the idea that robots are going to destroy their jobs Dan Kopf, Quartz American workers know the truth. Continue Reading...

How a virtual central bank may have created the Bitcoin bubble

Imagine if you could own a company that had the ability to print money—literally to create the equivalent of U.S. dollars out of thin air. Here’s how it could work: The company prints it own form of currency and sends it to another firm where the newly created pseudo-money is used to purchase assets. Continue Reading...