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Everything You Need to Know about Global Poverty
Luis Pablo de la Horra, FEE

No matter how you measure the living standards worldwide, the world has never been a better place in which to live.

For an economic humanism Wilhelm Röpke’s “Civitas Humana” and the social market economy
Flavio Felice, AEI

Civitas Humana is a thoroughly articulated work. In it, Wilhelm Röpke makes interact all the disciplinary spirits that inform the so-called social market economy: economics, both microanalysis as well as macro, sociology, and politics.

When Conservatives Oppose ‘Religious Freedom’
Peter Beinart, The Atlantic

Christian conservatives who defend the rights of Muslims have come under attack by their ideological brethren.

Government or Markets—What’s the Answer in a Fallen World?
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Regardless of our political positions, we can always be tempted to place our hope in something other than Jesus Christ.

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).