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PowerLinks 08.10.16

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Comparing Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Stances on Economic Issues
Meghan Keneally Liz Kreutz , ABC News

The future of the economy is going to be at the center of the 2016 campaign this week, as Donald Trump is slated to give a major speech on the topic today and Hillary Clinton will share her views days later.

Can the United States Help Africa?
Marian L. Tupy, FEE

Most of Africa’s remaining developmental challenges are caused by domestic factors that require domestic solutions. But there are a few areas where US action could benefit both Africans and Americans.

The Violent Assault upon Virtue
Marion Montgomery, The Imaginative Conservative

It is possible to imagine a purple cow, but only after one has some experience of “cows” and ”purple.”

Why Economics Is Important for Weeding Out Corruption
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

It’s important for Christians to understand basic economic principles. It’s also important for Christians to understand the economics of public life, the decisions made outside of markets and inside politics, because all choices bring costs, regardless of the arena in which those choices are made.

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).