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Catholics and Statistical Analysis

STUDENT: This is directed to you, Professor. Thank you for coming in. I’d like to– if you could just spend a bit more on your theory– talking about secularization, the aspect of the market– and if you take Catholics out of the statistical analysis, then it works, but if you put Catholics back in, it… Read More »

The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 13: Wrap-Up

Over the past 12 episodes, we’ve seen how the Catholic Church built Western civilization. But where is Western civilization going? What’s next? What can we do about it? Join me today for The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. (music) Welcome to The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. I’m Thomas Woods. This is our last episode,… Read More »

Economic Update: Public Service v. Private Profit

Welcome friends to another edition of Economic Update, a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives, our jobs, our debts, our incomes, those of our children, and those looming down the road, and boy are they looming after the United States Senate passed an absolutely remarkable tax bill this last few weeks,… Read More »

Economic Update: An Unsustainable System

Welcome friends to another edition of economic update a regular weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives jobs debts those of our kids coming down the road the incomes we need to have a decent life all of that I’m your host Richard Wolff I’ve been a professor of economics all my… Read More »

The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy

“The value of information does not survive the moment in which it was new. It lives only at that moment; it has to surrender to it completely and explain itself to it without losing any time.” “A story is different. It does not expend itself. It preserves and concentrates its strength and is capable of… Read More »

The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 11: Origins of International Law

We’ve heard a great deal over the years about the terrible demographic tragedy that struck the peoples of the New World in the Age of Discovery, but who were the greatest and most outspoken critics of the abuses of the natives? Catholic theologians. Let’s talk about this issue today on The Catholic Church: Builder of… Read More »

The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 12: Anti-Catholic Atrocities

Today we’r e going to observe Western civilization turning against its own builders. We’r e going to look at some of the forgotten episodes of martyrdom in the modern period. So join me for stories of tragedy and her oism today on The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. (music) Welcome to The Catholic Church: Builder… Read More »

The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 4: The Galileo Case

Thomas: The Galileo case, does it really prove that the Church was an enemy of science? What really happened in the Galileo incident? Let’s look at it today on The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. (music) Thomas: Welcome to The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. I’m Thomas Woods. Today we’r e taking on the difficult… Read More »

The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 7: The Monks

Thomas: Perhaps nowhere on earth has ther e ever been a gr oup of people more versatile than the monks of Eur ope. They were physicians and scholars and agriculturists and inventors. And they, perhaps mor e than any other gr oup, are responsible for helping to save Western civilization. Let’s talk about that today… Read More »

The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 3: Priests as Scientific Pioneers

Thomas: Last week we started to overturn that firmly established myth that the Church has been an enemy of science. Today we’r e going to bury that myth once and for all. So join me for The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. (music) Thomas: Welcome to The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. I’m Dr. Thomas… Read More »