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The Moral Case for Capitalism: More than Utility
Jacqueline Otto, Values & Capitalism

If we focus too much on the utility of capitalism, we miss its beauty and elegance.

Becket Fund: HHS Makes a “Theological Judgment” with Mandate
Bart Gingerich, Juicy Ecumenism

Duncan explained why the mandate represents a “grave, unique, and unprecedented” threat to religious liberty.

Minimum Wage Increases Can’t End Poverty
Brittany Baldwin, Doublethink Online

Imagine this: A high-school student gets out of school and heads to her job at the local diner. All the while, her father has been working at the plant all day. Both make $9.00 an hour.

Businesses more likely to thrive with international trade, study shows
South Florida Business Journal

Small- and medium-sized enterprises are more likely to prosper in today’s economy if involved in international trade and cooperation, according to a study HIS Global Insight and DHL Express.

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).