by Prof. Patrick Garry: Pope Francis came to America as the head of the Catholic Church, the vicar of Christ, and a committed advocate for the poor. And he delivered to Congress a message reaffirming conservative principles and policies. The Pope’s visit prompted a debate over whether his speeches and […]Read more ›
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by Prof. Patrick Garry: The argument used by liberals since the New Deal is that a bigger federal government is a necessary aid to the poor and average American. It is as if government and the private economy represent two, mutually opposed constituencies. The economy serves the rich and powerful, […]Read more ›
by Prof. Patrick Garry: Job creation at every level. The ability of every parent to choose the school his or her child attends. A greater mobility for those at the bottom rungs of the economic ladder. A reformed and more affordable higher education system. Targeted tax relief for low-income workers […]Read more ›
by Carine Martinez-Gouhier: In part 1 of this post, we saw that the revival of Detroit happens to kick off at a time when government tends to be less intrusive. This is no coincidence: when entrepreneurs of all kinds feel free to take risks, everyone can benefit. High tech startups are […]Read more ›
by Jeremy Kee: The popular perception of conservatives today, and one not altogether undeserved, is that of a figure not dissimilar to Scrooge McDuck diving into his private gold-filled vault. There is, however, a curious tension today between “modern conservatives” (more aptly described as neo-liberals) who concern themselves with economics […]Read more ›