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 04.21.17

The Supreme Court can deliver a pivotal win for school choice Frederick M. Hess and Grant Addison, AEI What started as a playground scuffle might well lead to a school-choice knockout. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.20.17

Hike in minimum wage prompts more closings of San Francisco restaurants Sean Higgins, Washington Examiner San Francisco’s higher minimum wage is causing an increasing number of restaurants to go out of business even before it is fully phased in, a new study by the Harvard Business School found. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.19.17

Freedom of worship is on the decline in many countries The Economist A new report quantifies religious persecution by both governments and individuals How to Turn a Poor Country into a Rich Country the Easy Way Daniel J. Continue Reading...

Why do governments enact price controls?

Note: This is post #29 in a weekly video series on basic microeconomics. If price controls have negative consequences—and they do—then why do governments enact them? In this video by Marginal Revolution University, economist Alex Tabarrok looks at the example of President Nixon’s wage and price controls in the 1970s. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.18.17

Which State Sends Most Taxes To Dc? Hint: It’s Not A State Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press As Tax Day approaches, show some love for the good people who live in the nation’s capital. Continue Reading...

7 Figures: Restrictions on religion around the globe

Anew study by the Pew Charitable Trusts and the John Templeton Foundation reports on the extent to which governments and societies around the world impinge on religious beliefs and practices. Here are seven figures you should know from the latest study on trends in religious hostilities: 1.  Continue Reading...