Talking about the “things that matter most” on June 20
Live From The Acton Institute’s Acton University
4:00 – Hope for the Inner City
As Founder of the Freedom & Virtue Institute, Ismael Hernandez has been working to raise those in inner-city poverty out of their trap. Ismael is here to examine strategies to improve the socio-economic conditions of inner cities in North America. Fragile urban infrastructures are often vulnerable to patterns that impede human flourishing. He presents an alternate vision for personal and communal uplift based on local entrepreneurial initiative.
5:00 – Infiltrated: How to Stop the Insiders and Activists Who Are Exploiting the Financial Crisis to Control Our Lives and Our Fortunes
A new wave of financial reformers has infiltrated our public institutions at both the state and national levels. A growing army of self-proclaimed activists, philanthropists, and politicians has infiltrated not only the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but the FDIC, the Treasury, and other regulatory agencies. Jay Richards is here to reveal the shocking truth about the latest financial regulations, The Dodd-Frank Reform Act, Elizabeth Warren and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, consumer credit and debt and the war against free enterprise. This startling account walks you through America’s government and financial industry from the inside out—exposing the surprising history, the colorful characters, and the earthshaking events that got us where we are today.