Acton Institute Powerblog Archives

Effective Compassion

Surrogacy As Human Trafficking

According to the Polaris Project, human trafficking is defined as, Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where people profit from the control and exploitation of others. As defined under U.S. Continue Reading...

How IKEA and Innovation Help Refugees in Iraq

When looking for solutions to humanity’s problems, conservatives and libertarians tend to prefer turning first to free markets rather than government. The reason for such a preference is often misunderstood, and can be difficult to explain since it appears paradoxical: free markets are often better at serving human needs than governments because free markets make it easier to fail. Continue Reading...

Thidwick the Big-Hearted and Slow-Witted

Dr. Seuss is renowned for his insights into human nature and development, along with an ability to communicate these insights in a way that is so straightforwardly simple that children can grasp the lesson immediately and intuitively. Continue Reading...