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Christian Worldview

Is Heaven Communist?

Christianity has to deal with a lot of misconceptions. From the idea that Christianity was created by Paul to the …

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Economics

Free Market Law

I want to direct your weekend reading to three excellent passages from my good friend Daniel Krawisz. Part 1: Free …

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President's Blog

Weekend Insights – Is it over?

Welcome back to Weekend Insights, your LCI “President’s Corner” of miscellaneous articles, events, books, vids, and whatever else I’m thinking about…

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President's Blog

Weekend Insights – Happy Birthday Hayek, and here’s some advice…

Welcome back to Weekend Insights, your LCI “President’s Corner” of miscellaneous articles, events, books, vids, and whatever else I’m thinking about…

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Politics

Equal But Not the Same

By Edmund Opitz. —- The real American revolution of two hundred years ago took place in the minds of people; …

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President's Blog

Weekend Insights – Dogecoin Raps and Coronavirus Cowards

Welcome back to Weekend Insights, your LCI “President’s Corner” of miscellaneous articles, events, books, vids, and whatever else I’m thinking about…

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Economics

Billionaires in a Free Market

Someone else having a billion dollars does no harm to you. It very likely makes their life harder – not …

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Christian Worldview

Jesus Was Not a Socialist

Our dear friend Larry Reed, an advisor to LCI and former President of the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), recently …

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Appearances

Contagious Violence (and a whole lot more)

A few weeks ago, I had the distinct pleasure of being on David Gornoski’s excellent A Neighbor’s Choice radio show to discuss contagious violence, capitalism, Christianity, and some of science and economics around the pandemic (that’s what you get with me — science, econ, and theology!).

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Libertarianism

Libertarian Takes on COVID-19

During the first couple weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, I interviewed for our Facebook page several …

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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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Libertarianism

Elucidating Ellul #1: The Problems of Capitalism and the Bigger Problems of Socialism

The French sociologist Jacques Ellul (1912-1994) was not just ahead of his time. He was a remarkably independent and eccentric …

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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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Culture

The Way the Market Ought to Work

While in downtown Denver recently, I needed to take a cab from the convention center to Union Station in order …

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Economics

Who Cares About Greed?

One of the benefits of living in the 21st century developed world is that we can look back at why …

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Libertarianism

The Christian Posture Toward Others

It is part of human development that people from every generation must come to terms with and decide what to …

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Libertarianism

The Ambiguity of Selfishness

A common criticism of capitalism is that it is inherently immoral. Capitalism is conflated into some type of economic Darwinism …

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Culture

My Kid Learned More from Mario Maker than I Did from a Marketing Major

I’m not kidding.  I just watched my kid grasp basic marketing truths that took me years in the professional world …

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Economics

Going Back Toward a Durable Society

This guest post was written by Paul LaScola.  If complete slavery is defined as full forceful control over one’s actions …

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Economics

Jesus, Natural Law, and Economics

Today’s guest post is by writer/commentator Paul LaScola.   The sense of God and commerce have both been with mankind …

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Economics

The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Libertarian Analysis

Last month I did a preliminary libertarian analysis of the Republicans’ newest tax-reform plan. I concluded that their “Unified Framework …

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Economics

Wind Energy: Destroying the Midwest One “Farm” at a Time

My father and I recently finished publishing a book entitled Paradise Destroyed: The Destruction of Rural Living by the Wind …

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Politics

How the Government “Works” – A Visual Model

How does the government actually “work?” In conversations about economics or politics, it is only a matter of time before …

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Economics

What’s Next For Liberty?

* Today’s guest post comes from Justin Nguyen, founder and Director of Nguyen Solutions, a Christian libertarian-owned startup currently crowdfunding …

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Libertarianism

A Christian Defense of Capitalism

*Today’s guest post comes from Dr. Alex Tokarev of Northwood University. As an economist at Northwood University, I teach the …

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History

Twelve False Assumptions Behind Mainstream Politics

1. That the world’s problems can be solved by passing more laws. The more rules there are, the less freedom …

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Theology

The Rich Young Man Conundrum (Mark 10:17-23)

Today’s guest post is by Rev. Jacob Chulsung Kim, PhD.   Libertarian-leaning Christians face resistance from other believers for many …

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Politics

A Christian Black Lives Matter Manifesto

“Without violence, nothing is ever accomplished in history.” – Karl Marx “But I tell you not to violently resist an …

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Libertarianism

Phony Anarchists

Reuters is reporting on supposed ‘anarchist groups’ planning to interfere with Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony on January 20th. This falls …

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Libertarianism

Jamin Hübner on ‘Distributive Justice’

Dr. Jamin Hübner recently participated in a discussion at the University of Mississippi pertaining to distributive justice. Those on the …

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