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Domestic Challenges to Religious Liberty—From Left and Right
Daniel Mark, Public Discourse

Religious freedom in America is caught between opponents on the left and the right.

Why was Martin Luther King Jr. a socialist?
Scotty Hendricks, Big Think

King was expressing his opposition to capitalism as early as 1952. In a letter to his wife sent that year, he noted that “I imagine you already know that I am much more socialistic in my economic theory than capitalistic.” This letter, written before his activism was notable, was merely the start of his radicalism.

The SEC Isn’t Happy When Pastors Fleece the Elderly
Matt Levine, Bloomberg View

It’s not okay to sell pre-Revolutionary Chinese bonds to vulnerable investors.

Is There Such Thing as “Good” Income Inequality?
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Income is a return for labor that is well-invested, because well-invested labor creates value for others.

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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).

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