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PowerLinks 06.03.16

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On What Econ 101 Actually Is (And Says)
Josh Hendrickson, The Everyday Economist

There has been much recent discussion within the econo-blogosphere about the usefulness (or lack thereof) of “Econ 101.”

Stocks, Bonds and Mutual Funds: An Interview with Tim Weinhold
Jeff Haanen, Faith, Work & Culture

What kind of a mutual fund, I wondered, hires a guy to think about and write articles on Christianity and business?

One form of school choice remains undefeated in court
Nat Malkus, AEI Ideas

One thing all approaches to school choice share, aside from offering alternatives to residentially assigned public schools, are predictable judicial challenges.

Payday Borrowing’s Debt Spiral to Be Curtailed
Stacy Cowley, New York Times

The payday loan industry, which is vilified for charging exorbitant interest rates on short-term loans that many Americans depend on, could soon be gutted by a set of rules that federal regulators plan to unveil on Thursday.

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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