Opinion

Just price in a moral market

The Christian notion of “just price” is not easily applied in today’s market, but it can go a long way toward fostering a fairer economy.

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A nonprofit mounts an opposition to Facebook-owned WhatsApp

As tech companies continue to invade user privacy to collect profit, a nonprofit offers a secure, high-privacy alternative.


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Voluntary associations and American civil society

Civil society does not exist at the permission of the IRS. It is essential to the health of our democracy.

A tax policy for the common good: renew the CARES Act’s charitable tax deduction permanently

The 2020 CARES Act offered average taxpayers a $300 above-the-line charitable deduction. This should be extended permanently, for the sake of the common good.


Charity and unpredictability

It is the role of charity to keep alive the memory that man is created in the image of God.

Passion projects and philanthropy

Jeff Sandefer, founder of Acton Business School, Acton Academy, and Acton Children’s Business Fair, is an excellent example of a philanthropist with passionate ideas that he will invest in.


Death of a snow day

Snow days may be a thing of the past as “work from home” and “virtual learning” become more common across the country.

Civil society and the Leviathan

Civil society—an essential element of a flourishing democracy—has become impotent in the face of powerful forces that threaten a free society.


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Is bureaucratic management replacing democracy?

Current social trends are replacing the associational life with the “managerial life.”

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Thanksgiving and philanthropy: gift, giver, gratitude

If you’re feeling less grateful in 2020, consider giving in order to foster more gratitude in the midst of a difficult year.




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