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Radio Free Acton: Philip Booth on Catholic Social Teaching in China; Jay Richards on technology and work

On this episode of Radio Free Acton, Rev. Ben Johnson, Senior Editor at Acton, speaks with Philip Booth, Professor of Finance, Public Policy and Ethics, St. Mary’s University in the UK, about Catholic Social Teaching in China. Then, we have an Econ Quiz segment on wealth redistribution. Finally, Dan Churchwell, Associate Director of Program Outreach at Acton and Jay Richards, Executive Editor at The Stream, talk about how technology affects work.

Check out these additional resources on this week’s podcast topics:

Read “Fact check on China as ‘best’ model of Catholic Social Teaching” by Michael Severance

Check out articles from Philip Booth

Watch Walter Williams on the Economics of Liberty

Read “The future of work: How a ‘design narrative’ changes our perspective” by Joseph Sunde

Do you have questions for the Radio Free Acton team that you would like answered in future podcast segments? Leave a message at 888-705-4180 or email RFA@acton.org.

(Featured image “Beijing Xicheng Catholic Church, Beijing, China” used under Creative Commons license (CC BY-SA 3.0). Some changes (cropping) made.)

Caroline Roberts

Caroline Roberts is a managing editor at the Acton Institute and produces Acton's weekly podcast, Acton Line.