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PowerLinks 11.09.16

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The Election Is Over. Let’s Get Political.
Jonathan Leeman, TGC

So Donald Trump won. (I can’t believe I just typed that.) Maybe you voted one way. Maybe the other. What now, Christian?

Nuns critical in fight against trafficking, says advocate
Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service

Because religious focus more on providing assistance than publicizing their efforts, the rest of the world is often slower to catch on to where there is trouble, said Ivonne van de Kar, the coordinator of the Foundation of Religious Against Trafficking of Women in the Netherlands.

Protectionism vs. Corruption: Which Is Worse for the Economy?
D.W. MacKenzie, Mises Wire

The revulsion felt by many towards the two major party candidates this election is more than just a matter of personal feelings. There is an economic basis for the apprehensions that most people feel towards Trump and Clinton.

Why I Am No Longer a Socialist
Ismael Hernandez, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Though I blamed America for destroying my parents’ marriage and our lives, in reality socialism was the destructive force.

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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