Category: Economics and Business

Anthropology, the Economists' Foundation

A struggling internet connection in my hotel delayed the timeliness of this post, however, I’ve received promises that the network will be fixed before the morning’s end, in which case posts should be more frequent. Connectivity foibles alone could not...

/ June 11, 2008

Acton University: Economics, Freedom, and Christianity

. . .what is virtue if not the free choice of what is good?” Alexis de Tocqueville Today the Acton Institute, and educational and research group promoting the development of free and virtuous societies through individual liberty and Christian principles,...

/ June 10, 2008

Terror-Free Oil: Idealism Meets Capitalism On the Streets of Omaha

     Joe Kauffman, spokesman for the Terror-Free Oil Initiative, has decided to take a popular water cooler issue head-on by announcing the grand opening of the world’s first Terror-Free gas station.  Opening in the first part of February in Omaha, Nebraska,...

/ January 25, 2007

Is Aid to Africa Effective?

The German magazine Spiegel ran an article recently attacking the notion that aid to Africa is as effective as commonly conceived. The article argues that aid to third-world African countries fosters an unhealthy dependency and has been proven to be...

/ July 11, 2005

Gates and China

Paul Musgrave over at In the Agora offers an interesting critique of Bill Gates’s recent speech at the World Economic Forum. Gates’s heralded Chinas as having a “brand new form of capitalism.” Musgrave, in response, writes: Similarly, Gates’s description of...

/ January 30, 2005