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The Dangers of Quasi-Capitalism
Howard Husock, National Affairs

Pointing out the inherent pitfalls of the quasi-capitalist approach is necessary in order to debunk it, but not sufficient. Those who would defend traditional capitalism must also address this new movement’s central assumption: that traditional capitalism is an anti-social activity predicated on private gain at public expense.

Religious Liberty in the Military
Matthew J. Franck, Bench Memos

In the waning days of its lame duck session, the 112th Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which contains this provision . . .

Deregulation as an Anti-Poverty Measure
Iain Murray, The American Spectator

Deregulation could provide a substantial benefit to the poor at no cost to the public purse.

The Biblical Foundations of Economic Principles
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

At IFWE, we talk about whole-life stewardship, which is the concept that stewardship extends far beyond how you spend your money or perhaps how you care for the environment.

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).