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PowerLinks 01.11.17

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Foreign Aid Won’t End Under Trump—Here’s How to Make It Better
Tim Meisburger, American Greatness

Foreign Aid probably won’t disappear under Trump. But it is possible to redirect it and make it more effective in serving our interests while actually helping those who need it.

How Republicans Plan to Roll Back Obama-Era Regulations
Michelle Cottle, The Atlantic

Health care, trade pacts, environment regulation, financial oversight––you name the policy area, the GOP is set to roll it back.

How Prudent Public Policy Staves Off Leviathan
Jonathan B. Coe, Crisis Magazine

The question for practicing Catholics and other orthodox Christians is how to inoculate ourselves from the disease of political naiveté and make prudential judgments in the public square.

How Martin Luther has shaped Germany for half a millennium
The Economist

The 500th anniversary of the 95 theses finds a country as moralistic as ever.

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).