Applications now open: Mini-Grants on Free Market Economics

The Acton Institute’s Mini-Grants on Free Market Economics: Research & Teaching program continues for the upcoming 2021 academic year, and the application is now live. This grant program is intended to enhance the effectiveness of research and teaching about market economics for faculty at colleges, universities, and seminaries in the United States and Canada. Continue Reading...

John Foster Dulles, the Cold War architect

John Foster Dulles was Dwight D. Eisenhower’s secretary of state from 1953 to 1959. In the tense, early years of Cold War politics, Dulles pursued a foreign policy designed to isolate the Soviet Union and undermine the spread of Communism. Continue Reading...

Video: Rev. Sirico at Acton’s 29th anniversary dinner

The Acton Institute celebrated its 29th anniversary on October 15th at the JW Marriott hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Last week, we featured Andrew Klavan’s excellent keynote address here on the blog; this week, we’re pleased to share the remarks of Acton President and co-founder Rev. Continue Reading...

Video: Robert Doar on poverty in America

In July of this year, Robert Doar officially took the reins as President of the American Enterprise Institute, succeeding friend of Acton Arthur C. Brooks in that role. Yesterday, we were pleased to welcome Doar to deliver an address on poverty in America as part of the 2019 Acton Lecture Series. Continue Reading...