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Jesus and ‘The End Of Jobs’
Eventide

Over the last few years, and especially of late, there is a swelling chorus of concern that we may be on our way to a future in which there simply aren’t enough jobs to go around. Not just a shortage of good jobs, mind you, but a shortage of jobs, period.

Four Reasons Religious Freedom Matters for Society
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Religious freedom bears implications for our lives, just like the biblical view of freedom and economic freedom. In fact, religious freedom is entwined with these other freedoms.

The Next Accountability: Getting What We Want from Schools – Without Technocracy
Greg Forster, Friedman Foundation

For decades, the word “accountability” brought education reformers together. Today, it’s driving us apart.

How the Reaction to Kevin Durant Explains Our Conflicted Feelings About Free Trade
Jim Geraghty, The Corner

In some ways, sports fans’ hyperbolic reaction to professional athletes’ free agency decisions mirrors the country’s perspective on free trade: we love having freedom of choice for ourselves, but we don’t like other people having those same choices.

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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