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PowerLinks 03.14.18

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A Catholic bishop and his rural Chinese parish worry about a deal between Beijing and the Vatican
Emily Rauhala, Washington Post

For decades, the Vatican and the Communist Party have been at odds over Catholicism in China, particularly on the question of who appoints clergy — the Holy See or Beijing.

I Grew Up in a Communist System. Here’s What Americans Don’t Understand About Freedom
Carmen Alexe, FEE

Only in a free-market system can we truly achieve individual liberty and human flourishing.

How automation could make the next generation richer than the last
Patrick Spencer, CapX

Work is the route out of poverty and the root of a functioning economy.

Income Inequality: Why Christians Should Take a Closer Look
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

The Gini index doesn’t tell us much about opportunity, quality of life, and the ability to prosper.

Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).