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Alejandro Chafruen


    Tue, May 26, 2015

    Building a Legacy for Freedom: Remembering Jack Templeton


    Editor's note: This article first appeared at Forbes.com.

    Dr. John (Jack) Marks Templeton, Jr. (February 19, 1940-May 16, 2015), lived an extraordinarily productive ...

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    Fri, January 16, 2015

    U.S. Economy in 2015: Challenges and Opportunities


    Editor's note: A longer version of this article first appeared at Forbes.com.

    With the stock market at an all-time high, a bonanza of cheap gasoline, and ...

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    Mon, January 27, 2014

    Why So Many Poor Cannot Improve Their Lot


    Editor's note: A longer version of this article first appeared at Forbes.com.
    While the church and Christian moralists have always spoken about the rich and the poor, and condemned those who put ...

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    Mon, December 16, 2013

    Pope Francis: Espousing a Peronist Theology?


    Editor's note: This article first appeared at Forbes.com.

    When I came back to the Roman Catholic Church, around 1975, Liberation Theology was very popularin my ...

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    Fri, December 06, 2013

    Pope Francis and the Economists


    Editor's Note: This article first appeared at Forbes.com.

    The recent economic statements by Pope Francis in his apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (EG)read as ...

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    Thu, November 07, 2013

    Tear Down This Wall


    Editor's note: This article first appeared at Forbes.com.

    Saturday, Nov. 9, marks the 24th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. It is an important date in ...

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    Mon, September 30, 2013

    Economic Freedom: U.S. in Decline?


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    The significant efforts in recent years to measure economic freedom did not come from universities. They ...

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    Fri, April 05, 2013

    Business, Entrepreneurship and a Vatican Think Tank


    Editor's note: A version of this article first appeared at Forbes.com.

    "Am I creating wealth, or am I engaging in rent-seeking behavior?" If this question would be asked during ...

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    Wed, March 20, 2013

    Social Justice and Pope Francis


    Editor's note: A version of this article first appeared at Forbes.com.

    Having spent most of his life in Buenos Aires, Pope Francis has given proof that he can rise above his environment. ...

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    Sun, March 17, 2013

    From Aid to Enterprise


    Editor's note: A version of this article first appeared at Forbes.com.

    We will always have [4]the poor among us (Matthew 26:11), but over a billion
    living on ...

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    Thu, February 07, 2013

    Thinking About Think Tanks


    Editor's note: A version of this article first appeared at Forbes.com.

    The history of the London exchange dates back to 1698. John Castaing, a pioneer of a Starbucks of sorts, started ...

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    Tue, January 08, 2013

    Human Freedom Matters


    Editor's note: A version of this article first appeared at Forbes.com.

    "If it matters, measure it" is the motto of the Fraser Institute, the leading Canadian think tank, where I ...

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