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Five myths about anti-Christian persecution
John L. Allen, Jr., National Catholic Reporter

As a contribution towards erasing that blind spot, let’s debunk five common myths about anti-Christian persecution.

Income inequality, growth go together: Opposing view
Scott Winship, USA Today

Focus on the wealth gap is misplaced. Narrowing it shouldn’t be a priority.

Keep Calm and Read Bastiat
Art Carden, EconLog

Bastiat is just the corrective we need if we’re going to change the first rule of politics.

Biblical Warnings About Government
Art Lindsley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

The historical accounts throughout the Bible confirm that government has often overstepped its bounds, with frightening consequences.

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).

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