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Radio Free Acton: Liz Forkin Bohannon on wealth creation and effective poverty alleviation; Upstream on Godless

On this week’s episode of Radio Free Acton, Caroline Roberts speaks with Liz Forkin Bohannon, CEO and Founder of Sseko Designs, on wealth creation and effective poverty alleviation. Then, on the Upstream segment, Bruce Edward Walker hosts a roundtable discussion with Acton staffers on Godless, a new Western show by Netflix. Check out these additional resources on this week’s podcast topics: Register for the Acton Institute’s lecture series event: Family Breakdown and the Economy Sseko Designs ‘Godless’ IMDb Learn more about effective poverty alleviation Do you have questions for the Radio Free Acton team that you would like answered in future podcast segments? Continue Reading...

Can Capitalism Save the Arts?

Capitalism is routinely castigated as an enemy of the arts, with much of the finger-pointing bent toward monsters of profit and efficiency. Other critiques take aim at more systemic features, fearing that the type of industrialization that markets sometimes tend toward will inevitably detach artists from healthy social contexts, sucking dry any potential for flourishing as a result. Continue Reading...

Great Religious Films On Netflix

The film industry quite often gets religion wrong. Either the industry completely misunderstands faith (think Noah and the recent Exodus), or the movies are so saccharine that theaters ought to offer diabetes testing for movie-goers on the way out of the theater (Left Behind and anything else Kirk Cameron has been involved with). Continue Reading...