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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A immunization against extreme poverty

Image source: PIxabay   Since the first successful use of vaccinations in 1796, vaccines have saved hundreds of millions of lives. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that vaccinations will prevent more than 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths among children born in the last 20 years alone. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.12.18

The Vatican Hosts A Hackathon Andrea Valdez, Wired The event, VHacks, is bringing together 120 students for a 36-hour hackathon aimed at finding technological solutions for three global issues the Catholic Church hopes to address: social inclusion, interfaith dialogue, and assistance for migrants and refugees. Continue Reading...
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PowerLinks 03.09.18

Survey: Pope Francis is still popular, but warm feelings waning among conservatives Jack Jenkins, Religion News Service Five years after Pope Francis ascended to the papacy, a new survey of U.S. Continue Reading...
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5 Facts about International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day celebrated in Petrograd, 1917. (Source: Wikimedia)   Today is International Women’s Day, a century-old international observance of women’s cultural, economic, and social achievements. Here are five facts you should know both about this global celebration: 1. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.08.18

Mario Vargas Llosa: “political Correctness Is The Enemy Of Freedom” El Pais Besides writing prize-winning fiction, the Nobel Laureate has fought tirelessly for civil liberties. With his new book, ‘The Call of the Tribe,’ he promotes liberal thought and pays tribute to seven authors who embrace it. Continue Reading...
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Employers should fulfill their obligations to tipped employees

A tipped employee engages in an occupation in which they customarily and regularly receives more than $30 per month in tips, according to the Department of Labor. An employer of a tipped employee is only required to pay $2.13 per hour in direct wages if that amount combined with the tips received at least equals the federal minimum wage. Continue Reading...

After apartheid, South Africa veers toward vengeance

“South Africa’s institutionalized national sin of radical and often violent racial segregation, officially known as Apartheid, ended in the early 1990s. Changes in law, however, do not necessarily mean that there is immediate social transformation,” says Trey Dimsdale in this week’s Acton Commentary. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.07.18

Of Pigs and Pupils: Fast Food, Modern Education, and the Growth of Classical (Christian) Schools Casey Shutt, Public Discourse The classical school approach offers a fundamentally different vision of education that families fed up with a factory approach to learning find compelling. Continue Reading...
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