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PowerLinks 09.11.17

Dear Anti-Market Conservatives: Meet Wilhelm Röpke Samuel Gregg, Library of Law and Liberty Though conservatives are often portrayed as strong supporters of the free market, not all of them are. Now and in the past, many individuals have happily embraced the conservative label while expressing strong reservations about, if not outright rejection of, market economies. Continue Reading...
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PowerLinks 09.08.17

Political Divisions in U.S. Are Widening, Long-Lasting, Poll Shows Janet Hook, Wall Street Journal WSJ/NBC News survey indicates a wide split on cultural, economic issues. How Prices Promote Peace Matthew McCaffrey, FEE No institutions more effectively promote peace than the institutions of the market economy. Continue Reading...
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Prince William, Princess Kate, and the hope of Europe’s economic future

As Americans enjoyed a long Labor Day weekend, Prince William and Princess Kate announced they will soon welcome their third child into the world. Aside from its historical importance for the lineage of the House of Windsor, their pregnancy provides a hopeful contrast with much of Europe facing the economic consequences of a demographically barren and graying future. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.07.17

What Is Capitalism and Where Did It Start? Joseph Pearce, The Imaginative Conservative Trade has always existed, and rich merchants have always been a part of the economic and political picture, but merchants have not always been the rulers, as they are today. Continue Reading...
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Radio Free Acton: Gleaves Whitney on Russell Kirk and Upstream on Comrade Detective

On this newest edition of Radio Free Acton, Gleaves Whitney, director of Grand Valley State’s Hauenstein center for Presidential Studies speaks with Bruce Edward Walker on Russell Kirk and “The Conservative Mind.” Afterwards, on another entertaining Upstream segment, Titus Techera talks about the new Amazon Prime series “Comrade Detective,” and how the communist satire is pro-free market. Continue Reading...