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Using Public Information to Protect Religious Liberty
Brian Simboli, Crisis Magazine

The government has tremendous power to obtain information about the citizenry. The latter, however, often has difficulty obtaining information about government activity.

A Map of the World’s Slave Workforce
Tim Fernholz, The Atlantic

According to a new estimate, there are 30 million forced laborers in the world. Some reports show they’re involved in making everything from iPhones to chocolate.

How Business Can Contribute to Flourishing
Brian Baugus, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

If you’re a Christian working in business, or a young Christian interested in pursuing a career in business, what does it look like to use your God-given talents in this arena? What does it look like to serve others through business?

The Federal Takeover of Catholic Education
Anne Hendershott, Crisis Magazine

Although the Common Core was designed to address problems in the public schools, many Catholic schools have decided to adopt the Common Core standards also.

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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