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Is Feeling Good Enough to Fight Poverty?
Elise Amyx, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

One of rock ‘n’ roll’s most outspoken activists recently made a startling statement concerning an often overlooked method of poverty alleviation.

Liberty and a Free Press
Ted McAllister, Public Discourse

Can the press still prevent a tyrannical majority opinion as it did in Tocqueville’s time?

The Plight of an American Small Business Owner
Joy Pullmann, Values & Capitalism

Government regulations and taxes have increased “since 2008” he said, to the point where a small business can hardly afford to exist.

Want Your Kids To Attend College? Go To Church, Study Finds
Melissa Steffan, Christianity Today

Churchgoing youth are 70 percent more likely to enroll in college than unaffiliated peers, research finds.

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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