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Electricity in every village in India
Bruce Murphy and Hannah Daly, International Energy Agency

On 28 April 2018 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India had achieved its goal, ahead of schedule, of providing electricity to every village in India. This is one of the greatest achievements in the history of energy.

US presidents’ long romance with tariffs—at the expense of the US economy
Ana Campoy, Quartz

Trump is not the first politician to ignore economists. There are numerous other instances of politics trumping economic rationale when it comes to trade.

Climate Change Has Run Its Course
Steven F. Hayward, Wall Street Journal

Its descent into social-justice identity politics is the last gasp of a cause that has lost its vitality.

Can Christians Restore Virtue to Capitalism?
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

In their defense, millennials have grown up seeing constant examples of the perceived failings of this economic system.

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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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