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Should Mothers’ Labor Force Participation Be a Policy Goal?
Amber Lapp, Family Studies

Taking care of kids is a full-time job, whether you’re a paid nanny or daycare worker or an unpaid mom.

Will President Trump’s tax plan support work among low-income families?
Angela Rachidi, AEI

President Trump plans to release his tax reform proposal this week. A key question is how much assistance to low-income families will be included. An equally important question is to what extent any tax provisions will focus on increasing employment.

Capitalism Is the Moral High Road
Richard M. Ebeling, FEE

Higher education in the United States is engulfed in an ideological campaign against the American political and economic traditions of individual liberty, free competitive markets, and constitutionally limited government. In its place is the “progressive” agenda of collectivist identity politics, the interventionist economy, and political plunder.

A “Hi-Def” View of Human Flourishing in the Bible
Kristin Brown, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

If working toward biblical flourishing is part of our calling as believers, then we have to know what the end goal looks like

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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).