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In Search of the Elusive Bitcoin Billionaire
Brian Doherty, Reason

Bitcoin is booming. Libertarians were there first. So where are all the cryptocurrency tycoons?

Bishops condemn selling of Nigerians into slavery in Libya
Peter Ajayi Dada, Catholic News Service

A trio of Nigerian bishops condemned the enslavement of Nigerians who traveled to Libya for work, calling the practice a horrific abuse of human dignity.

Redefining social mobility
Jonathan Simons, CapX

There’s one governing principle to Justine Greening’s social mobility plan.

Government Gets Lower Ratings for Handling Health Care, Environment, Disaster Response
Pew Research

Low trust in federal government among members of both parties.

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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).