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Kresta in the Afternoon – July 14, 2021 – Hour 2

Alejandro Bermudez has the latest on the protests in Cuba and Sam Gregg discusses the rising popularity of socialism.


Cuban Protesters Take to the Streets for Their Freedom, Under Patronage of Our Lady of Charity

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Young Americans Increasingly Prefer Socialism. Here’s How to Change Their Minds

We’ve talked before about how young Americans have shown increasing support for the idea of “socialism,” likely associating it with something like European social democracy. Making a case against socialism means formulating arguments that are not just based on material grounds, but on moral grounds. Sam Gregg joins us. 

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Young Americans Increasingly Prefer Socialism. Here’s How to Change Their Minds

Sam Gregg is director of research at the Acton Institute. He’s the author of several books, including Reason, Faith and the Struggle for Western Civilization and has written and spoken extensively on questions of political economy, economic history, ethics in finance, and natural law theory. He has an MA in political philosophy from the University of Melbourne, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in moral philosophy and political economy from the University of Oxford.

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FOCUS: The Heart Behind the Mission

This week we’ve been broadcasting and speaking from Boyne, Michigan, where we have met with several students in the FOCUS Summer Program. We’ll talk with a Focus Missionary, Megan Ferowich, about the work FOCUS is doing.

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