Lawrence J. McQuillan
| Thursday June 14, 2018 at 12:00 PM PST
A government powerful enough to give you everything you want is powerful enough to take away everything you have.
Tags: Alan Charles Kors, Bernie Sanders, Communism, Democratic Socialists of America, Fascism, Fidel Castro, human rights abuses, Joseph Stalin, Karl Marx, Kim Jong-un, Lenin, Marxism, Millennials, Nazism, New York Times, Nicolas Maduro, North Korea, Occupy Wall Street, Pol Pot, progressivism, Socialism, socialists, Stalin, starvation, statism, United Nations, Vatican, Venezuela, Vladimir Lenin
Samuel R. Staley
| Friday June 8, 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
Bodes well for an era of promoting tolerance but casts a shadow over the prospects for alleviating global poverty.
Tags: Catholic church, Catholicism, Christianity, collectivism, economic development, free markets, God, Inequality, Pope Francis, Poverty, progressivism, Property Rights, redistributionism, Socialism, tolerance, Vatican, Wim Wenders
David J. Theroux
| Saturday February 18, 2017 at 1:23 PM PST
Our very dear friend and Founding Member of the Board of Advisors of the Independent Institute, Michael Novak, passed away at the age of 83, on February 17th. A man of immense generosity, integrity, joyfulness, and good will, Michael was one of the most important scholars, theologians, prolific authors, and public intellectuals of the...
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