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 12.12.17

The hard road of free markets John Cochrane, The Grumpy Economist The fundamental reason so many markets are not free, and so dysfunctional, is that the voters of our democracy don’t really want freedom. Continue Reading...
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How automation could transform the labor force over the next decade

Image source: Pixabay Over the next decade, automation will increase, changing the nature of the way we work. While this will lead to more jobs in the long-run it could also lead to an occupational shift on a scale not seen since the transition of the labor force out of agriculture in the early 1900s in the United States and Europe. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 12.11.17

What a 500-year-old movement can teach us about reforming capitalism Judith Samuelson, Quartz We know that rebuilding the most powerful, influential institution of our day is possible. It has happened before. Continue Reading...
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PowerLinks 12.08.17

Socialism, Capitalism Seen in New Light by Younger Americans Eli Stokols, Wall Street Journal Surveys show a leftward tilt, and pessimism about the future, among millennials. The Essence of Capitalism Is Mutual Consent Gary M. Continue Reading...
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PowerLinks 12.07.17

Faith of Our Founders: The Role of Religion in America’s Founding Mark David Hall, The Imaginative Conservative George Washington, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton are regularly referenced as Founders who embraced deism. Continue Reading...
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PowerLinks 12.06.17

Free the Farms, Feed the Poor Richard Mason, FEE While agricultural subsidies sound good on paper, they lead to negative and even harmful effects for low-income consumers and farmers alike. Are Christians Called To Influence Society? Continue Reading...
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Do unions raise wages?

Note: This is post #59 in a weekly video series on basic microeconomics. Do unions raise wages for workers as a whole? If not, can unions raise the wages of some workers? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 12.05.17

How The Free Market Promotes Tolerance, Diversity, And Inclusion Far Better Than Socialism Does Matthew Goldberg, The Federalist Little has been written about the hypocrisy of socialism as the economic manifestation of ‘tolerance, diversity, and inclusion.’ The free market better promotes these three values. Continue Reading...
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