David J. Peterson

David J. Peterson has a degree in economics from City College of New York, and teaches high school in the Chicago area. He is married, and serves as Respect Life coordinator at his Catholic parish in Chicago IL. Mr. Peterson is the author of Revoking the Moral Order, (Lexington Books 1999); an analysis of the destructive effects of positivism and moral relativism on Western culture and politics. He has published numerous articles on economics, social philosophy, the culture of life and other subjects which have appeared in, the New Oxford Review, the American Conservative and Social Justice Review among other publications.

Channeling Ayn Rand
6 Aug 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2012 elections, Ayn Rand, economics
Sure, we need to be more thrifty. But seeking inspiration in the writings of the apostle of selfishness is not the first step.

Romney fails to ignite the GOP’s base
24 Apr 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: election 2012, Mitt Romney, Republicans
Can the Republicans beat President Obama with a candidate who is unpopular with the party's rank-and-file?

23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism
28 Feb 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, economics
A Korean economist critiques the conventional wisdom about the secrets of economic growth.

Vatican’s controversial plan for financial reform
19 Jan 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: global financial crisis, Vatican
“Economic liberalism”, based on utilitarianism and materialism, is the root cause of the global financial crisis, Catholic scholars argue.

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