The Values & Capitalism Blog

Conservatism and the Art of Catechesis

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The word catechism has fallen out of usage in American vernacular, but it remains an important concept. It refers to “a series of questions, answers, or precepts used for instruction in pedagogical situations.” To understand our current situation as a nation, we should return to an understanding of this term.

"The Big Short": Funny, But Misleading

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Big government encouraged the bad practices behind the financial crisis, it turned the crisis into a long-term economic disaster, and it etched the same bad policies in the stone of regulation. While “The Big Short” is a fun movie, its minimizing of government’s role in the financial crisis isn’t just laughable—it’s egregious.

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