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MY LIFE BEHIND THE ELITE CURTAIN AS A GLOBAL SHERPA THEODORE ROOSEVELT MALLOCH “Ted Malloch—bon vivant, scholar, diplomat, businessman, sportsman... brings us along on some of his greatest adventures.” — LINDA BRIDGES, Editor-at-Large, National Review Quintessential WASP and Philadelphia native Theodore Roosevelt Mall...



Thrift – Rebirth of a Forgotten Virtue

Thrift – Rebirth of a Forgotten Virtue

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Being Generous

Being Generous The Dalai Lama

"If you want others to be happy, practice generosity and compassion. If you want to be happy, practi...

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Reduced Freedoms?

August 28th, 2013
The European trajectory.

America presently faces a choice between a form of "cuddle capitalism"—what others consider creeping socialism, the therapeutic-nanny state—and a more dynamic market economy, rooted in liberty with limited government. The thesis of Samuel Gregg's timely book...more »

The End of Ethics and the Way Back: Markets Degenerate Without Honesty and Trust

March 28th, 2013
The Legatum Institute hosted Ted Roosevelt Malloch, Chairman and CEO of The Global Fiduciary Governance LLC, for a luncheon discussion on his new book, 'The End of Ethics and the Way Back'. Malloch discussed a wide range of research showing that notions of virtue and levels of trust have been ero...more »

What Would Sir John Say?

January 22nd, 2013

Written by By THEODORE ROOSEVELT MALLOCH published in "The spectator"

In 2005, Sir John Templeton, who died last year at 95, foresaw the economic and financial di...more »

Exile Chic

January 22nd, 2013

Written by By THEODORE ROOSEVELT MALLOCH published in "The spectator"

To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World By James Davison Hunter
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The Great Wilhelm Röpke – Samuel Gregg’s indispensable study of one of the most important economists of the 20th century

January 22nd, 2013

Written by By THEODORE ROOSEVELT MALLOCH published in "The spectator"

Wilhelm Röpke’s Political Economy by Samuel Gregg
(Edward Elgar Publishing Inc., 216 pages,...more »

Animal Dispirits – A doctor with the wrong prescription for capitalism.

January 22nd, 2013

Written by By THEODORE ROOSEVELT MALLOCH published in "The Weekly Standard"

How to Revive Capitalism and Put America Back on Top by Matthew Bishop and Michael Green Crown Busin...more »


January 15th, 2013
Resolved: “Embrace American Exceptionalism”

American exceptionalism is the view that the United States occupies a special role among the nations of the world in terms of its national ethos, political, economic and religious institutions, and its being built by immigrants.

The root...more »

The World Needs a Dozen Hong Kongs

November 19th, 2009

Communist China's decision to join the global economy triggered the greatest contraction of poverty in world history. Yet amazingly, the indispensable impetus to that transformation—its inspiration and guide, the source of much of its talent and capital—has been widely overlooked, and...more »

Theodore Roosevelt Malloch, Spiritual Enterprise

November 19th, 2009

Theodore Roosevelt Malloch, Spiritual Enterprise (New York: Encounter Books, 2008), 163 pp., xxii.

The modern market economy has, with some notable exceptions, from the time of Rousseau and Marx down to the present been largely defined by its ignorant adversaries. They see only the bad ...more »

Freedom and Opportunity Back Home For Illegal Immigrants

November 19th, 2009

The desperation that drives millions of illegal immigrants into our country will never subside until there are jobs and genuine opportunity in their stagnant home economies. Fortunately, there is a way the U.S. could jump-start non-corrupt, democratic, private sector-led, globalized economies ins...more »

Spiritual Enterprise Institute Looking at the Spiritual State of the Union

November 19th, 2009

The purpose of the Spiritual Enterprise Institute is straight forward: It has a clear vision that comes directly from conversations with the legendary financial entrepreneur and philant...more »

China: In Transition

November 19th, 2009

Everything is progressing, changing nearly overnight. Building continues apace following the historic 2008 Beijing Olympics. Massive and dramatic changes are underway everywhere, in every corner of China –from the gilded skyline coast to the remote far west.

What is China becoming? H...more »

Commencement Address

November 19th, 2009

I was asked by your esteemed interim president, my friend, Luder Whitlock, to stand-in for our President today. That seemed an impossibly tall order. When I told my sons, they laughed and said I suppose you are sort of a Bush-heavy as opposed to Bush-lite. My young daughter half facetiously asked...more »

Can Business be Virtuous?

November 19th, 2009

After years of booming business and unbelievable wealth creation, the economy has slowed. Perhaps we are even in a recession? We are stunned by a mortgage crisis that has only reinforced the notion of big businesses as insatiable masters of the universe with little regard for the public. The crit...more »

A Proper Understanding of Debt

November 10th, 2009

‘Debt’, simply put is a means of using future purchasing power to obtain goods or services before they have been earned. It is nothing more, nothing less. Companies and governments, as well as individuals have long used debt as part of their finance strategies. Such debt is created when a deb...more »

Doing Virtuous Business

October 27th, 2009

A common element of the Western intellectual landscape for the last century or so has been the widespread, even pervasive, negative and highly pejorative characterization of business as it is conducted on the model of free enterprise capitalism—namely, that the enterprise of business is inheren...more »

Free to Choose- -Linking Liberties: Economics, Politics and Religion

September 28th, 2009

Presentation live on Radio Free Europe
Prague, The Czech Republic
September 28, 2009

Freedom of religion and economies actually go together, like—well you fill in the blank. One is not possible without the other because ...more »

Economic Development Needs Religious Freedom

July 18th, 2009

In our increasingly religious world, religious freedom is important because it shapes the lives and sufferings of hundreds of millions of people. But increasing empirical evidence, including the recently released Heritage Foundation-Wall Street Journal Index of economic freedom, also suggests tha...more »

The Deeper Roots of Our Current Financial Crisis

March 5th, 2009

Address to the TWU Faculty
March 5, 2009

Almost all of the liberal and conservative commentators on the Great Recession and Financial Collapse/Bailout of 2008 have neglected the cultural and moral reasons for this economic mess. Unless those cause...more »

How to Create Freedom and Opportunity for Illegal Immigrants in Their Own Countries.

July 18th, 2007

THE DESPERATION THAT drives millions of illegal immigrants into this country will never subside as long as they see no hope and no opportunity in their stagnant homeland economies. Fortunately, there is a way the United States could jump-start vibrant, non-corrupt, globalized economies inside oth...more »

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