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PowerLinks 07.28.17

Is Income Inequality Real? Antony Davies, FEE Income inequality has been in the news more and more, and it doesn’t look good. It’s aggravating to see people making more money than you, and we’re told all the time that income inequality is on the rise. Continue Reading...
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Are you brave enough to tell a joke?

Ticking Giants (2017) tells how an Egyptian comedian found a way to fight against and call out abusive leaders with creative non-violence. This new documentary directed and produced by Sara Taksler follows Dr. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.27.17

The Ultimate Trifecta of Crony Capitalism Alison Acosta Winters, The American Conservative Three ways the deck will always be stacked against you. NYC Government Spends $2 Million on a Park Bathroom John Stossel, Reason.com Overspending is what government does. Continue Reading...
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The one virtue personified by all good fathers and entrepreneurs

  It has become passe to accuse defenders of the free market of selfishness and atomization. Even Pope Francis recently denounced “libertarian individualism.” But Mihail Neamtu, in a new essay for Religion & Liberty Transatlantic, argues that open markets rely on one specific virtue, best exemplified by fathers and entrepreneurs, which requires them to care for others: Over nearly half a century, secular academia, pop culture, and the managerial welfare State have undermined an important moral quality of the West: individual responsibility, rooted in inherent human dignity. Continue Reading...

Finding ‘the lost tools of learning’

“If you were to read Dorothy Sayers’ The Lost Tools of Learning and thereafter read the curriculum of Veritas Classical Academy,” says Elizabeth Yeh in this week’s Acton Commentary, “you would find that the “lost tools” have been found in the small town of Marietta, Ohio.” The curriculum at Veritas is based on the Trivium. Continue Reading...