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 11.16.16

Common Core Catastrophe Gerard V. Bradley, Public Discourse It is time to refocus President Trump’s attention upon Common Core and persuade him to ignite a national movement to roll it back. Continue Reading...

Understanding commodity taxes

Note: This is the tenth post in a weekly video series on basic microeconomics. In this video Tyler Cowen covers commodity taxes, including who pays the tax and lost gains from trade, also called deadweight loss. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.15.16

Trump’s victory could be good news for persecuted Middle East Christians Ed West, Catholic Herald Middle East Christians in America and beyond appear to be behind the new president due to his pro-Russian, anti-Saudi leanings Redefining business leadership as ‘stewardship’ Terence Chatmon, Washington Times The Fellowship of Companies for Christ International is redefining the rules on business. Continue Reading...

Why not socialism?

“In spite of socialism’s sorry track record, millions of well-meaning people think it’s a virtual synonym for compassion,” says Lawrence Reed. “But socialists themselves are constantly retreating from their own handiwork. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.14.16

Friendliness Is an Economic Revolution Nathan Keeble, FEE We’ve lived like this so long most people’s reaction is no longer one of amazement when these things happen. Are Americans Enamored with the Wrong Kinds of Entrepreneurs? Continue Reading...

What a veteran knows

“Thank you for your service,” they say, as they shake our hands and pat our backs. We smile and thank them for their gratitude and try to think of something else to talk about. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.11.16

How the faithful voted: A preliminary 2016 analysis Gregory A. Smith and Jessica Martinez, Pew Research The 2016 presidential exit polling reveals little change in the political alignments of U.S. religious groups. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.10.16

Can Cities Sue Banks Over Predatory Loans? Supreme Court Will Decide Adam Liptak, New York Times The Supreme Court on Tuesday weighed whether cities can sue banks under the Fair Housing Act for predatory lending, even if foreclosures that stem from such loans affect a city only indirectly. Continue Reading...