Samuel Gregg is research director at the Acton Institute and author of “For God and Profit: How Banking and Finance Can Serve the Common Good” (2016).
Newly translated and carefully edited, ‘Recollections’ contains Tocqueville’s thoughts ‘in the raw’ as a participant in the upheavals that shook France between 1848 and 1853.
Pope Francis recently told Germany’s leading liberal newspaper Die Zeit that ‘Populism is evil and ends badly, as the past century shows.’ Except he doesn’t think that.
Bernie Sanders appears to think all we need to be happy is more money. Alexis de Tocqueville dismantled that idea two centuries ago.
Economist Jeffery Sachs says Pope Francis will find a consumerist, vice-addled, selfish America. He’s wrong.
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