The Fiscal Cliff and the Showdown Between Redistribution and Property Rights

…But first, Milton Friedman agreeing with a socialist:  “One of the reasons why I am in favor of less government is because when you have more government, industrialists take it over, and the two together form a coalition against the… Continue Reading

Nick Hanauer asks a lot of the middle class

Nick Hanauer’s TED talk—the one that apparently was “banned” (i.e., not immediately released on the TED site but available on YouTube)—makes the argument that middle class consumers, not businesses, create jobs.   Consumo ergo sum, as Fr. Robert Sirico describes the… Continue Reading