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  • Hurricanes prove human solidarity : The law written on the human heart

    22 septembre 2017, par Ben.johnson
    Hurricanes prove human solidarity: The law written on the human heart As Puerto Rico lies devastated by Hurricane Maria, viewers in the U.S. are unusually empathetic. This hurricane season gave birth to two major storms that made landfall in the continental United States. Hurricane Harvey (...)
  • The $15 minimum wage is most likely to hurt ‘economically weaker’ areas

    20 septembre 2017, par Ben.johnson
    The $15 minimum wage is most likely to hurt ‘economically weaker’ areas The scenario is familiar: Ontario has passed legislation to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, and a new report warns that could increase unemployment. Significant evidence reinforces concerns that this well-intentioned (...)
  • Globalization, Justice, and the Economy : The Jesuit Contribution

    20 septembre 2017, par charissa.reul
    Globalization, Justice, and the Economy: The Jesuit Contribution charissa.reul September 20, 2017 - 1:23pm Start Date Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:30 Introduction Text A Conference Hosted by the Acton Institute & the Pontifical Gregorian University's Faculty of Church History and Cultural Goods (...)
  • Natural Law and the Revenge of Conscience

    20 septembre 2017, par sara.aldworth
    Natural Law and the Revenge of Conscience sara.aldworth September 20, 2017 - 12:30pm Start Date Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:00 Introduction Text We often say right and wrong are vague and hard to know. The natural law tradition says that’s nonsense: the moral basics are known to every human being. If (...)
  • The Church and the Common Good - Seattle

    20 septembre 2017, par gabe.quakkelaar
    The Church and the Common Good - Seattle gabe.quakkelaar September 20, 2017 - 12:00pm Start Date Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:30 Introduction Text Developing ​Economic ​Leadership ​in ​Ministry ​ How ​do ​we ​shepherd ​the ​flock ​in ​the ​search ​for ​economically ​healthy ​and ​socially ​just ​communities? (...)
  • Is Russia part of Western Civilization ?

    19 septembre 2017, par Ben.johnson
    Is Russia part of Western Civilization? A recent tweet by conservative columnist and vlogger Dennis Prager about the news media posing a greater threat to “Western civilization” than Russia has prompted a fierce backlash on online media. It has also indirectly given voice to an age-old question (...)
  • Not Tragically Colored : Freedom, Personhood, and the Renewal of Black America

    18 septembre 2017, par gabe.quakkelaar
    Not Tragically Colored: Freedom, Personhood, and the Renewal of Black America gabe.quakkelaar September 18, 2017 - 12:21pm Start Date Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:00 Introduction Text How do we improve the socio-economic conditions of inner cities in North America? In a recent article written by Scott (...)
  • Environmentalist policy is creating an ’economy of exclusion’

    18 septembre 2017, par Ben.johnson
    Environmentalist policy is creating an 'economy of exclusion' Pope Francis likes to talk about how we have created an “economy of exclusion.” For example, in his apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium, Pope Francis wrote, “Just as the commandment ‘Thou shalt not kill’ sets a clear limit in order (...)
  • The human cost of the EU’s anti-GMO policy

    16 septembre 2017, par Ben.johnson
    The human cost of the EU’s anti-GMO policy Commentators have long said that banning genetically modified food (GMOs) harms human flourishing. Thanks to a new study, that harm can now be quantified. A study published in late July studies the impact of delaying the approval of GMOs in five (...)
  • The forgotten virtues of observance, honor, and obedience

    14 septembre 2017, par Ben.johnson
    The forgotten virtues of observance, honor, and obedience In the 2000 movie Gladiator, the general Maximus (played by Russell Crowe) assembles his forces for battle against the Germanic tribes, near Vindobona on the Limes Germanicus. Before the battle begins, he tell his soldiers, “What we do (...)

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