How a Good Lent Can Help Fix a Bad Economy

To those who see no link between Lent and our failing economy, it might be the case to look again. Economics is about people. It cannot be reduced to numbers, formulae and analyses. “The subject … Continue reading

Report Card: How Does America Rate One Year After the Election?

Just over a year has passed since a conservative wave swept over Washington that took control of the White House, Senate and House. The election of President Donald Trump brought relief among an electorate that … Continue reading

Return to Order Talk: Defending the America We Know and Love

Author John Horvat II was the special guest at the Berks County Patriots meeting at Leesport Farmer’s Market in Leesport, Penn. on January 18. He spoke on the topic, “The Dangers of the Cultural Revolution … Continue reading

Saint Albert the Great: Why Property is Needed

Saint Albert the Great (1200-1280) was a theologian and philosopher of great renown. He was a Dominican bishop, best known as a teacher of Saint Thomas Aquinas at the University of Paris. He simply states … Continue reading

Christmas: “The Most Audacious Dream Imaginable”

Adapted from Return to Order If by “dream,” we mean the process by which we idealize our goals in society. This type of dream sustained by grace is what the Church proposed and spread throughout … Continue reading

How Do We Build an Organic Society?

By Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira* Upon describing organic society, questions remain as to how we might build such a society. The answer is quite simple. We must do it in the same manner as our … Continue reading

What Suits Can Teach Us About Markets

In the book, Return to Order, there is a chapter on standardization and how it favors the advance of frenetic intemperance in economy. Standardized goods, we claim, lead to the standardized masses. It destroys the … Continue reading