Today we are joined by John Medaille, a retired professor from the University of Dallas and the author of The Vocation of Business, and Toward a Truly Free Market, as well as many other writings in periodicals from Res Publica to the Remnant. We talk about Distributism and the economic issues facing Distributist economic theory, government, labor and many other issues which delve deeper into Distributism than the normal reflections on Chesterton.
Today Boniface joins us, who readers might remember was my co-author on the old version of Athanasius Contra Mundum. Today he talks to us about his experience as the mayor of his small town in Michigan. We discuss the challenges and realities facing local government, the problems of the economy, being a “job friendly” town, and the problems of government in general, wherein we contrast the system today with Catholic jurisprudence and political thought, and discuss solutions.
Today Jeff Cassman joins us to talk about the absurdity of justice in America. We will discuss his story by detailing his own story as a hedge-fund manager who made a mistake, and found himself targeted by the federal government with vague charges and sent to prison, the uncorrection of the “corrections” system, and God’s grace in his personal struggle to come to grips with it all. Continue reading