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).

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PowerLinks 06.01.17

Guaranteeing Everyone A Job Is Harder Than It Sounds Adam Ozimek, Forbes Will the employers being paid to create these “guaranteed jobs” actually create new jobs or just replace existing ones? Continue Reading...
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The DeVos budget: Toward a new paradigm of public education

“If school choice effectively functions as a standing critique of public education as well as being a potential solution to problems evident in the current system,” asks Hunter Baker in this week’s Acton Commentary, “how can public school advocates ever approve of an appointee like Betsy DeVos?” That question leads to others. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 05.31.17

Is the Rule of Law in Danger? Allen Porter Mendenhall, The Imaginative Conservative Having flouted and subverted the rule of law for decades, the radical elements of the progressive left in the United States now face the inevitable consequence of their concerted activity. Continue Reading...
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PowerLinks 05.30.17

People of faith wrestle with major crackdown on panhandling Bobby Ross Jr., Reuters Whether or not people should be legally allowed to ask for money in public places is under review by many cities across the country. Continue Reading...
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PowerLinks 05.29.17

Teachers Unions Losing Long War Over Parental Choice Steven Greenhut, Reason.com Choice advocates win in school board race in second largest district in country. College Freshmen Are Less Religious Than Ever Allen Downey, Scientific American Data from a nationwide survey shows students who list their affiliation as “none” has skyrocketed. Continue Reading...
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PowerLinks 05.26.17

Dolan presses White House on relief for persecuted Christians John Allen, Inés San Martín and Claire Giangravè, Crux Despite expectations that the meeting between Pope Francis and President Donald Trump on Wednesday would be contentious, it proved surprisingly upbeat. Continue Reading...
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25 Facts about Africa

May 25 is Africa Day, a holiday originally created to celebrate the foundation of the Organization of African Unity (now known as the African Union) on May 25, 1963. In honor of the commemoration, here are 25 facts you should know about the continent: 1. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 05.25.17

Pope and Trump focused on life, religious freedom and conscience, Vatican says Crux Pope Francis and President Donald Trump had a “cordial” talk Wednesday morning, according to a Vatican statement, which said they focused on areas of agreement including a “joint commitment in favor of life, and freedom of worship and conscience.” The dark side of paid parental leave James Pethokoukis, The Week Democrats, progressives, and even some reform-minded conservatives have slammed President Trump’s new budget as a cruel, math-challenged non-starter. Continue Reading...
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