America After the 2020 ElectionAdd to favorites
The Good Society: Life Lessons from StickballAdd to favorites
How can a childhood game display the truths of human nature? Father Robert Sirico recollects what a game of stickball taught him about concepts such as rule of law, division of labor, and comparative advantage. He provides anecdotes on the differences between governance and government, as well as power and authority.
Effective Charity: A Faith-Based ModelAdd to favorites
Many faith-based organizations are driven to assist the poor. Not all approaches, however, are effective or unite good intentions with sound economics. In this panel join Rick Larsen, Joseph Grenny, and Blaine Maxfield as they discuss the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ approach to charity and self-reliance.
Poverty & Human AgencyAdd to favorites
This panel on “Poverty and Human Agency” features a conversation with Marlo Fox, Executive Director of Think Tank Inc., and Maurico Miller, Executive Director of the Community Independence Initiative. We explore questions of the nature of poverty and the necessity of placing human agency at the center of thinking about solutions to poverty. The importance …
Models in Overcoming PovertyAdd to favorites
Reducing Poverty: The Importance of CommunityAdd to favorites
Strong local communities and the institutions that support them have long been the bedrock of society. Increasingly these institutions are weakening and this leads to significant long term consequences. Join author and columnist Tim Carney and non-profit leader Lucan Rouggly as they discuss the importance of strong communities in the fight against poverty, alienation and …
Addressing Poverty: Foundational PrinciplesAdd to favorites
How should we think about poverty and prosperity? What are the foundational principles that enable individuals, families, and communities to flourish and create prosperity in their own communities? Ismael Hernandez and Peter Greer discuss the challenge of poverty in the US and internationally and the most effective ways to think about poverty in light of …