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Why Bill Gates’ Robot Tax Is A Seductive, Yet Terrible, Idea
Sethu A. Iyer, The Federalist

Implementing a robot tax would require adopting socialism, with all the perils that historically includes.

The United Nations’ ‘Lords of Poverty’
Marian Tupy,

The foreign aid industry is a racket.

Less-Educated Workers Face Erratic Schedules, Unpredictable Incomes
Harriet Torry, Wall Street Journal

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen has spoken out about the need for better educational opportunities for low-income communities.

What Venezuela Can Teach Young Socialists
Marian L. Tupy, FEE

Without the free market, socialists would have no way of determining the prices of anything.

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).