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Majority in US Still Say Religion Can Answer Most Problems
Art Swift, Gallup

A slim majority of Americans (55%) say religion can answer all or most of today’s problems. Although this percentage has declined substantially over time, it has been relatively stable over the past year and a half and is up from the all-time low of 51% in May 2015.

5 Ways Occupational Licensing Laws Hurt (Almost) Everyone
Art Carden, FEE

Stories like these can show everyone the serious problems with occupational licensing in general.

AP Explains: House GOP Takes Aim At Financial Regulations
Kevin Freking , Associated Press

This week, House Republicans will vote on legislation to gut Dodd-Frank and replace it with their own version. A look at the background of the legislation and the GOP plan.

Rethinking Success: Three Views from a Christian Perspective
Kristin Brown, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Neither leaving a generous legacy nor becoming a famous entrepreneur are goals to build your life around.

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).