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Economics

Reactions to the Reactions to the Pandemic (Part 2)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series COVID-19 Reactions

This article is Part 2 in a series of essays containing our reflections and perspectives on COVID-19. It’s been over …

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Economics

Why Jesus Was Against Wealth

Left-leaning Christians (and even non-Christians) often point to Jesus’ admonitions about personal wealth. Even the theologian David Bentley Hart, in …

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Economics

Real Lovers Love Econ

This guest post is by Sarah Estelle of econisforlovers.com, where this article originally appeared. When I found my name was …

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Economics

Ep 157: Econ is for Lovers, with Sarah Estelle

Can love be expressed through economics? Sarah Estelle from econisforlovers.com joins us to talk about the Economic Way of Loving …

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Economics

Ep 151: A Secure Border, Tulsi Gabbard, Doxxing, and other Q&R

What should be done about doxxing? How does libertarianism differ between various beliefs in human free will? Should we elect …

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Economics

Ep 150: Turn Neither to the Right Nor to the Left, with Eric Schansberg

Why would a politician change her position on a policy? How do we account for views that “shift” in one …

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Economics

Christians Should Care About Wealth Inequality – When It’s Caused By The Government

Some say we are living in a new Gilded Age. The first Gilded Age, you may recall from your old …

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Economics

The March of History – Mises vs. Marx

AIER just released an incredible video about the ongoing war of ideas of socialism versus capitalism, exemplified in the persons …

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Christian Worldview

Ep 137: What Does the Bible Say About Government? with Jason Hughey

Many Christians believe that the Bible establishes human political authority as a means of ensuring social order. Passages such as …

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Christian Worldview

Ep 136: Core Values of Christian Libertarians with Dr. Norman Horn

Norman discusses the fundamentals of Christian libertarianism in the context of LCI’s recently released mission, vision, and core values, with …

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Economics

Ep 135: But Who Will Build the Roads???

If you had to let the state do one thing only, what would it be? Roads? Libraries? Primary Schooling? Why …

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Economics

The Libertarian Difference

How different are libertarians from liberals and conservatives? Quite different.

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Christian Worldview

Ep 133: Does Capitalism Encourage Consumerism? with Edd Noell

Does capitalism encourage excessive consumption and greed? Why do anti-capitalists seem to have a zero-sum view of global economic resources? …

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Christian Worldview

Ep 132: Should Libertarian Christians Care About Social Justice?

Doug and Norman discuss the issue of social justice. What is social justice? Why do many people have different notions …

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Economics

Ep 131: The World is Coming to an End? with Art Carden

With the death of the VW Beetle and the arrival of the self-checkout, the world is coming to an end. …

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Economics

Ep 126: Christian Political Thought with Hunter Baker

If talking about politics is tough for you, our guest Hunter Baker has some helpful advice and insights about how …

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Economics

Ep 125: Create Freedom for Yourself and Others with Isaac Morehouse

Isaac Morehouse is more interested in creating freedom for himself and enabling others to get over obstacles to their own …

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Economics

Ep 124: Moral Arguments for Free Trade with Dan Griswold

Daniel Griswold of the Mercatus Center joins us to talk about how Christians can make the case for free trade …

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Economics

A Sit Down with the Nanny State (or “Democratic-Socialism”) Part III: Democracy, Socialism, and Freedom

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Democratic Socialism

In the last part of this series, we looked at distributism and the concerns of both public and private concentrations …

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Christian Worldview

A Sit Down with the Nanny State, Part II: Distributism and Crony-Capitalism

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Democratic Socialism

In the last post in this series, we looked at how “socialism” can mean different things to different people. In …

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Economics

A Sit Down with the Nanny-State, Part I: Socialisms on a Spectrum

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Democratic Socialism

“Democratic socialism is a democracy in which the people control the economy and government, no group dominates any other, and …

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Culture

Don’t Let the Left (and the Right) Steal “Social Justice”

“There is no sport for the ignoramus like killing a useful word.” –Owen Barfield, World’s Apart, 1963 The meaning of words can …

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Economics

LCI Hot Takes: THE WALL

Let’s talk about walls, immigration, prohibition, etc. Notes: I mentioned this article in Chemical and Engineering News. The articles on …

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Economics

Ep 102: The Inclusive Economy with Michael Tanner

The Cato Institute’s Michael Tanner joins me to discuss his book, The Inclusive Economy, and what Americans need to consider …

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Culture

Does Commerce Make us Lose our Soul?

Is there something inherent in the free exchange of goods and services that make it uniquely vulnerable to degradation of …

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