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How some distributionists defend their economic prescriptions

Jay Richards and Joseph Pearce: Distributism Versus the Free Market

We’ve seen a heavy campaign from distributists on the Libertarian Catholic network and we’re still not sure if distributism isn’t just Catholic Communism but we’re willing to hear the arguments. Two experts on the subject face off in this gentlemen’s… Continue Reading →

Not Sure if Distributists are Trolls or Actual Catholic Communists

Claude-Frédéric Bastiat

The author of some of the foundational libertarian books (The Law) and concepts (broken window fallacy), Claude-Frédéric Bastiat was raised in a tumultuous time for the Church in France. He was a economic liberal but saw it as a means… Continue Reading →

Milton Friedman: Is a Man Free to Sin?

World-renowned economist, the late great Milton Friedman addresses the question of whether morality can be forced on people. His response is genius: if you’re not free to sin, then you’re not free to be virtuous. The main problem with the… Continue Reading →

Pope Francis Vs. Economics: On Whose Authority?

I would like to illustrate a point about Catholic social teaching and Libertarian economics by tweaking a particular quote from Pope Francis: In the first case the Pope has some harsh words for the geological sciences: “The worship of the… Continue Reading →

Waiting for All the Socialists to Recant Their Praise for Venezuela

Outrage is Not an Argument

Happy Capitalism Day! Because Without Capital, Labor is Just Slavery

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