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).

Posts by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 05.27.15

Here’s the Data to Prove School Choice Is Working Patrick Wolf, The Daily Signal Private school choice initiatives have become increasingly common across the United States. Far from being rare and untested, private school choice policies are an integral part of the fabric of American education policy. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 05.26.15

Warren Buffett explains — simply and clearly — why a $15 minimum wage is bad for workers James Pethokoukis, AEI Ideas Wise words from Warren Buffett. The Oracle of Omaha predicts how the rush to sharply raise the minimum wage will end. Continue Reading...

5 Facts About Memorial Day

On Monday, Americans will observe Memorial Day, a federal holiday for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. Here are five facts you should know about this day of remembrance: 1. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 05.22.15

Can We Have Religious Liberty In Modern America? Luma Simms, The Federalist Our liberty is a natural right protected via constant tension between all of our branches of government, representing the tensions between all of us as a people. Continue Reading...

Why It’s Every Citizen’s Job to Interpret the Constitution

A few days ago I mentioned Michael Stokes Paulsen’s crash course on how to interpret the Constitution. Paulsen outlined five techniques of constitutional interpretation that courts and commentators employ: (1) arguments from the straightforward, natural, original linguistic meaning of the text; (2) arguments from the structure, logic, and relationships created by the document as a whole; (3) arguments from history, original intention, or purposes behind an enacted text; (4) arguments from precedent; and (5) arguments from policy. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 05.21.15

3 Things ‘The Profit’ Teaches Us About The Beauty Of Business Joseph Sunde, The Federalist Business is not just about money. It’s about people, incentives, and ethics, as CNBC’s ‘The Profit’ portrays. Continue Reading...