Samuel Gregg

Mr. Gregg is the research director of the Acton Institute.

Mr. Gregg is the research director of the Acton Institute.

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Ryan’s Way

According to popular lore and their own mythology, the Left — secular or religious — are the ones who really care about those who aren’t as well off as the ...

Who’s Really Forgotten the Poor

Over at the Washington Post, Melinda Henneberger suggests poor and working-class Americans are the forgotten people of this year’s presidential election. In one sense, she’s quite correct. At least in ...

Mitt de Tocqueville

“Not elegantly stated.” That’s how the Republican party’s presidential candidate described some of his words captured in the covertly-taped video in which he claimed that 47 percent of voters were ...

Financial Fiddling while the Euro Burns

Given the scale of Europe’s economic crisis, you’d think Europe’s political leaders would be laser-focused on resolving the deeper causes of the debt challenges facing Greece, Spain, and Italy. But, ...

Unions and the Path to Irrelevancy

The Wisconsin recall election was about many things, ranging from American voters’ willingness to back significant fiscal reform, their dislike of using recall mechanisms for anything but the most serious ...

So Who Is Our Keeper, Mr. President?

In case you missed it, President Obama visited the People’s Republic of Vermont last week. It was, as the President reminded his adoring fans at a March 30 rally, the first ...

Inequality, Anyone?

Income inequality is one of those features of life that drive the Left crazy, as evidenced by Charles Blow’s recent New York Times op-ed “Santorum’s Gospel of Inequality.” The impetus ...