In Venezuela, Happiness for All—By Decree

Venezuelans are happy, or at least, will be soon. This claim is guaranteed by President Nicolás Maduro, “heir” of Hugo Chávez, who recently created a “Deputy Ministry of Supreme Social Happiness.” Although bizarre, this measure should not surprise anyone since, … Continue reading






Who Paves the Way for Socialism?

There are many elements in the modern world today that are paving the way for socialism not least of which are materialism and relativism. Those two outlooks on life are not only held by socialists but are often shared by … Continue reading






A Specter is Haunting America — Socialism

“A specter is haunting Europe – the specter of communism.” This is the famous opening line of the Manifesto of the Communist Party written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in 1848. This sentence could perhaps be paraphrased today: “A … Continue reading






What the Popes Have to Say About Socialism

Anyone who examines the ideology of socialism will see the contrast between the socialist doctrine and the doctrine of the Church.All the same, it is not out of place to review the condemnation of the popes starting with Pius IX … Continue reading