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Pop Goes the Culture
Andrew Ferguson, The Weekly Standard

One man’s quest to preserve and defend the good, the true, and the beautiful.

The Giglio Imbroglio — The Public Inauguration of a New Moral McCarthyism
Albert Mohler

A new chapter in America’s moral revolution came today as Atlanta pastor Louie Giglio withdrew from giving the benediction at President Obama’s second inaugural ceremony.

Tulsi Gabbard, the first ‘practicing Hindu’ in House of Representatives
Chidanand Rajghatta, The Times of India

Gabbard said her practice of Hinduism awakens the karma yogi in her, motivating her to serve others without thinking about rewards.

School Vouchers A Smart Choice For Students
Alex Entz, Doublethink Online

When evaluating a policy proposal, economists typically must weigh two oft-competing interests: efficiency and equity. School vouchers are one issue where these two typically-antagonistic forces align.

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).