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 04.11.18

Top 20% of Americans Will Pay 87% of Income Tax Laura Saunders, Wall Street Journal Households with $150,000 or more in income make up 52% of total income nationally but pay large portion of total taxes. Continue Reading...

Is there a connection between opioid use and unemployment?

For the past several years the U.S. has been undergoing an opioid epidemic. Opioids are drugs, whether illegal or prescription, that reduce the intensity of pain signals reaching the brain and affect those brain areas controlling emotion, which diminishes the effects of a painful stimulus. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.10.18

Dr. King’s Radical Biblical Vision Cornel West and Robert P. George, Wall Street Journal We disagree about some aspects of his legacy, but the role of faith is indisputable. When “deregulation” becomes crony capitalism Scott Sumner, EconLog Sometimes it seems as though in modern America there are only two choices on offer, statism and crony capitalism. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.09.18

The Future of America’s Economy Looks a Lot Like Elkhart, Indiana David Kasnic, Wall Street Journal No place in the U.S. has seen a labor-market turnaround like this metropolitan region of 110,000 workers, a mix of blue-collar whites, Mexican immigrants and Amish. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.06.18

Sin taxes don’t do what their advocates claim Tim Worstall, CapX The claim that sin taxes are anything other than regressive is economically illiterate. Trump’s “trade war” includes punishing Africans for refusing second-hand American clothes Abdi Latif Dahir and Yomi Kazeem, Quartz Africa’s textile industry may be caught in the crosshairs of US president Donald Trump’s global trade war. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.05.18

How high a price will the global economy pay for Trump’s tariffs? Shanker Singham and Kay Neufeld, CapX The global economy could shrink by 0.5 per cent by 2020 if Trump starts a trade war. Continue Reading...