The Keating Center, like its name sake- Governor Frank Keating- has long been a fan of capitalism, and the options and opportunities it provides. According to Forbes, “Indeed, one of the key achievements of a market economy is expanding the array of options for such exchange possibilities. Markets themselves create a global web of friendly, voluntary connections.”
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American free enterprise is the economic populism we need and must support. It has built the most successful economy in history and built it from the bottom up.”
Can capitalism find any compatibility with Catholicism? The Catholic University of America thinks so.
The Supreme Court is about to write the final chapter of whether not it is constitutional to define marriage as between a man and a woman.
“LGBT citizens deserve the right to express their belief regarding sexual orientation and deserve to be respected for their position without hate and discrimination, but Christians also have the right to express their beliefs as well.”
“Freedom” is a word on many lips this week, especially “freedom of speech,” “freedom of expression,” and the “freedom of the press,” because of the recent attack on the Charlie Hebdo office, the office of a satirical paper, in Paris. Since the attack, many articles have been written about why satire matters, and why we must defend someone’s right to write things we may actually disagree with.
On Wednesday, the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris was attacked by gunmen and and 12 people were killed. According to President Hollande of France, “This was an assault on the expression of freedom that is the spirit of the republic.”
There is another side of the story that proponents of raising the minimum wage should consider. Who does raising the minimum wage hurt?
As the new year is almost upon us, it seems appropriate to review the events of the last twelve months. 2014 was an eventful year, and the Keating Center covered it for you. Look below for our most popular posts.
What is outside the First Amendment’s protection? If speech creates a disturbance, should it be vetoed?