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PowerLinks 01.10.18

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Low-Income Communities Are Struggling to Support Churches
Patton Dodd, The Atlantic

The institutions need money to serve people. But in many cases, they get that money from those they serve.

Republicans should score a big win for employee rights
Washington Examiner

Republicans have introduced the Employee Rights Act in recent Congresses, a bill that would do just that. Its most important accomplishment would be to restore workplace democracy with regular and periodic secret-ballot workplace elections.

Things are getting better – so why are we all so gloomy?
Marian L. Tupy, CapX

Why are we so willing to believe in doomsday scenarios that virtually never materialise?

Price Is the Only Language that Everyone Speaks
Richard M. Ebeling, FEE

Consumers and producers “speak” to each other through the prices that are offered on the market.

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).