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How to make free trade really work
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, The Week

As a conservative, I’ve always been a huge believer in free trade. I still am, but the truth is that the protectionists have some things right.

How Long Could the U.S. Go Without Electricity?
A. Barton Hinkle, Reason.com

Ted Koppel’s latest book explores the effects of EMP weapons.

Do Americans Believe Hard Work Still Matters?
Lauren Cassani Davis, The Atlantic

Yes, but they’re more skeptical about whether going to college helps them achieve their goals.

Can America’s Religious Traditions Strengthen Marriage?
Amber Lapp, Family Studies

If religious groups want to support marriage, they must find ways to reach out to those who now feel unwelcome.

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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