Is capitalism compatible with Christianity?

Pope Francis has made several comments that are at least somewhat anti-capitalist. This is not totally surprising, since he hails from one of the most anti-capitalist countries on the planet, Argentina. He is not alone. Others have also questioned whether capitalism is compatible with Christianity. This then becomes a reason to criticize capitalism. Is capitalism … Continue reading Is capitalism compatible with Christianity?

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Is 3% Growth Possible?

The growth rate of the US economy has been in the news recently, for a couple reasons. First, economic growth in recent years has been lower than the historical average of roughly 3%. This has led some people to predict low growth as the new normal. Second, the budget released last week by the Trump […]

Foundation #3: Why Capitalism Better?

Why is Capitalism Better? Why is free-market capitalism superior to Big Government? It boils down to two big words: dignity and prosperity. Free-market capitalism provides the average person with greater dignity and prosperity. There are many reasons why this is so, but the one overarching reason relates to freedom. Free-market capitalism allows individuals to keep … Continue reading Foundation #3: Why Capitalism Better?