A Crisis Brings Out the Worst and the Best in People

Over the past few weeks, the United States has been hit hard by a crisis that is unparalleled in recent history. The coronavirus crisis is affecting all aspects of American daily life from the shutting down of local businesses to the introduction of “stay at home orders.” When institutions break down… When the crisis started, … Read more

Why Are the Bishops Trying to Be More Like Caesar than Caesar?

In times of disaster in America, public authority has always called upon God to come to the nation’s aid. The call is to a vague God. Our religious consensus recognizes only “Nature’s God” without going into specifics. Unlike secular Europe, America has always favored religion as a means to ensure God’s material and spiritual blessings … Read more

Do We Need More Government or Less in Coronavirus Fight?

Does America need more government or less during the Coronavirus crisis? In the face of the challenges of the coronavirus crisis, it is an awkward question. Without quick action, people could lose their homes. Healthy companies could go bankrupt. A strong case exists for government aid. Free Book: Return to Order: From a Frenzied Economy … Read more

What Americans Can Learn From the Coronavirus in Italy

When future historians study the huge crisis triggered by the coronavirus, they will ask many questions, some of which might already have answers. Amid the crisis today, with Italy still in quarantine, we have to make do with the questions, which are not few or trivial. The coronavirus crisis brings to light many contradictions and … Read more

This is the Sure Cure for Coronaphobia

The coronavirus dominates world news, whipping up a hysteria rarely seen in modern times. While the virus has yet to display its full fury, the reaction to it is at a frenzy.  There are two spectacles taking place: the coronavirus and the fear of the coronavirus that might be called coronaphobia. At this point, the … Read more