Caroline Roberts

has a B.A. in English from Grove City College and produces the Acton Institute’s podcast, Acton Line.

Posts by Caroline Roberts

The case for capitalism

In preparation for the 2020 presidential elections, democratic candidates are playing by an increasingly progressive rule book: which candidate can promise the most (supposedly) free stuff? Sen. Elizabeth Warren has announced plans to forgive two and four-year college debt by raking in $640 billion from “ultra millionaires.” Sen. Continue Reading...

Acton Line podcast: Jonah Goldberg on his ‘Suicide of the West’; Remembering Fulton J. Sheen

On this episode, National Review senior editor Jonah Goldberg speaks about his latest book, “Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Nationalism, Populism, and Identity Politics Is Destroying American Democracy.” Jonah will also be speaking at our upcoming annual conference in Grand Rapids, Acton University, and you can still register to hear him during the plenary dinner on Wednesday, June 19. Continue Reading...

Acton Line podcast: Andrew Klavan tackles AOC propaganda film; Rev. Robert Sirico on religious left

On the episode of Acton Line, Andrew Klavan, award winning novelist, screenwriter, and regular host at the Daily Wire, joins the show to talk about the new Netflix documentary, “Knock Down the House.” The new political documentary follows four far left-leaning women during their run for congress in 2018, eventually leading up to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s congressional win. Continue Reading...

Acton Line podcast: Green New Deal fantasies; Defending Andrew Jackson

On this episode, we bring John Baden onto the show. A rancher in Bozeman Montana, Baden has co-founded several organizations dedicated to free market environmentalism including the Foundation for Research on Economics and Environment, an organization dedicated to implementing “an economic way of thinking consistent with a society of free and responsible individuals.”  Baden will be addressing the environmental concerns raised in the Green New Deal and show how free markets can tackle them. Continue Reading...