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The Parable of the Talents: The Bible and Entrepreneurs | Robert A. Sirico CSP

The Parable of the Talents: The Bible and Entrepreneurs | Robert A. Sirico CSP (article)

Paulist Father Robert A. Sirico is president of the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The parables of Jesus teach eternal truths, but they also offer surprising practical lessons for worldly affairs. In the Gospel According to St. Matthew (chapter 25, verses 14-30) we find Jesus’ Parable of the Talents. As with all the biblical parables, it has many layers of meaning. Its essence relates to how we are to use God’s gift of grace. As regards the mate...

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Why the Hammer and Sickle Should Be Treated Like the Swastika | Richard Mason

Why the Hammer and Sickle Should Be Treated Like the Swastika | Richard Mason (article)

To continue advocating communism despite its dismal track record is neither well-intentioned nor misguided; it is a deliberate attempt to push a provably dangerous ideology.

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How Government-Guaranteed Student Loans Killed the American Dream for Millions | Daniel Kowalski

How Government-Guaranteed Student Loans Killed the American Dream for Millions | Daniel Kowalski (article)

Student loans did not exist in their present form until the federal government passed the Higher Education Act of 1965, which had taxpayers guaranteeing loans made by private lenders to students. While the program might have had good intentions, it has had unforeseen harmful consequences.

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California Town Sees Businesses Vanish Following Minimum Wage Hike | Daniel J. Mitchell

California Town Sees Businesses Vanish Following Minimum Wage Hike | Daniel J. Mitchell (article)

"...nearly all the brick & mortar businesses that comprised the short-lived Little City Emeryville small business advocacy group have moved, folded or sold." - The E'ville Eye, May 10, 2019

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Vices Are Not Crimes: A Timeless Lesson from an American Icon - Foundation for Economic Education

Vices Are Not Crimes: A Timeless Lesson from an American Icon - Foundation for Economic Education (article)

"To punish men for their vices…is a sheer and utter absurdity for any government claiming to derive its power wholly from the grant of the governed…because it would be granting away their own right to seek their own happiness."

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The Middle Class Shrinks as People Get Richer - Foundation for Economic Education

The Middle Class Shrinks as People Get Richer - Foundation for Economic Education (article)

The old middle class is disappearing up into the higher income groups.

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Technology's Creative Destruction Is Pro-Worker - Foundation for Economic Education

Technology's Creative Destruction Is Pro-Worker - Foundation for Economic Education (article)

Twenty-two years ago, Jeremy Rifkin wrote The End of Work. Almost immediately, we entered one of the greatest periods of job creation in history. The end of work is something we never have to fear. We won't run out of it until we run out of things we want.

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D.C. Bureaucrats Are Trying to Make Parents Get a License to Let Children Play Together - Foundation for Economic Education

D.C. Bureaucrats Are Trying to Make Parents Get a License to Let Children Play Together - Foundation for Economic Education (article)

The Office of the State Superintendent of Education investigated the playgroup cooperative in early September and issued a statement saying the group is violating child care facility laws and must get a license to operate.

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Who Was the Biggest Mass Murderer in History? - Foundation for Economic Education

Who Was the Biggest Mass Murderer in History? - Foundation for Economic Education (article)

In five years, the Great Leap Forward buried 45 million people.

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The Great Horse-Manure Crisis of 1894 - Foundation for Economic Education

The Great Horse-Manure Crisis of 1894 - Foundation for Economic Education (article)

A classic example of this is a problem that was getting steadily worse about a hundred years ago, so much so that it drove most observers to despair. This was the great horse-manure crisis.

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