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PowerLinks 04.21.17

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The Supreme Court can deliver a pivotal win for school choice
Frederick M. Hess and Grant Addison, AEI

What started as a playground scuffle might well lead to a school-choice knockout.

Trump’s ‘Buy American. Hire American’ Policy Is Dangerous Nonsense
David Harsanyi, The Federalist

Protectionism is a comforting theory that works in politics but fails in the real world.

Why Africa Should Worry Less About Income Inequality
Stacy Ndlovu, FEE

How is it that perceptions of the market are so negative on a continent with such a rich tradition of economic freedom?

Can Acting in Our Own Self-Interest Be Pleasing to God?
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Self-interest is part of our design in God; greed is the result of our own selfish desires.

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).