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When Will Flint’s Water Be Safe To Drink?
Anna Maria Barry-Jester, FiveThirtyEight

Residents might have a hard time trusting that it ever is.

Obama’s Economic Report Mentions Freedom Once, Inequality 235 Times
Bryan Riley, The Daily Signal

The newly released Economic Report of the president from the Council of Economic Advisors mentions “inequality” 235 times and “freedom” just once—and that’s with respect to freedom not even in the United States, but in Malaysia and Vietnam!

How The Working Class Can Regain Its Dignity
Rachel Lu, The Federalist

The working class feels disrespected, but perhaps their anger also reflects their insecurities.

Debtors’ Prison in 21st-Century America
Whitney Benns and Blake Strode , The Atlantic

For failing to pay parking tickets, court fees, and other petty municipal citations, black residents of Greater St. Louis are ending up behind bars.

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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