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Electric Cars and Crony Federalism
Rich Tucker, The Foundry

The bottom line is that governments shouldn’t be using taxpayer dollars to push certain products or technologies.

Business, Entrepreneurship, And A Vatican Think Tank
Alejandro Chafuen, Forbes

Today, most of the topics dealing with economics and free enterprise are handled by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. Its work is conducted in consultation with experts from different social disciplines.

What’s behind the funding of the welfare state
George Will, Washington Post

The regulatory, administrative state, which progressives champion, is generally a servant of the strong, for two reasons.

Economics: Part of God’s Created Order
Taylor Barkley, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

The market economy we live and participate in everyday here in the United States is impersonal. It is often derided because of that characteristic. However, there are many impersonal rules in the universe that are part of God’s created order. The market economy is no different.

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).