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Religion: A Public or a Private Right?
Susan Hanssen, Public Discourse

Our public debate about religious liberty is missing a clear definition of religion. The absence of that definition has generated confusion, frustration, shrill voices, and short tempers.

Subsidies For Big Hollywood Hurt Middle Class
Jarrett Skorup, AFF Doublethink Online

Along with 43 other states, Michigan offers a government incentive program for movie producers.

Choice Drives Quality in Education
Bob Behning, U.S. News and World Report

School vouchers give families access to an education regardless of income or zip code.

A Wealth-Creating Vs. A Wealth-Hoarding Culture
Jay W. Richards, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

A wealth-creating culture can be a sign of human flourishing, especially when a culture once in extreme poverty begins to create enough wealth to move beyond destitution.

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).