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Economic Freedom Matters for a Flourishing Society
Jay Richards and Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

Economic freedom is the best system known to do this. It provides almost limitless possibilities for individuals to unleash their creativity and offer it to the world.

Anglican Bishops Against Free Speech
David Mills, First Things

Four Anglican bishops serving in northeastern Africa and Cyprus have written the United Nations asking that “an international declaration be negotiated that outlaws the intentional and deliberate insulting or defamation of persons (such as prophets), symbols, texts and constructs of belief deemed holy by people of faith.”

Is QE3 Ethical?
Timothy Terrell, Economics for Everybody

Most people don’t think about the ethics of inflation, but it’s our duty as Christians to recognize the ethical implications of our central bank’s economic actions.

Protecting Property Rights from the Army Corps of Engineers
Damon W. Root, Reason

Does the Takings Clause still have any teeth left at all? We may soon learn the answer.

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).