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 09.02.16

Minimum-Wage Hikes Go Straight to the Ballot Box Russell Berman, The Atlantic Blocked by lawmakers, voters in Arizona, Colorado, Maine, and Washington state will decide for themselves this November whether workers get a raise. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.01.16

Court Costs Entrap Nonwhite, Poor Juvenile Offenders Erik Eckholm, New York Times Fees and fines are levied on young offenders in every state but have an outsize effect on racial minorities and the poor, creating a two-tiered system of justice. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.31.16

Employers Are Mediating Institutions, Too David Lapp, Family Studies What about employers who pay poverty wages and shepherd people into government dependence? Concern for the Poor Involves Considering the True Nature of Poverty Paul Cleveland, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics Poverty is a symptom or a signal. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.30.16

The Greatest Thinker You’ve Never Read: Ludwig von Mises Art Carden, Forbes Had he not passed away at the tender age of 92 in 1973, Ludwig von Mises would have turned 131 years old today. Continue Reading...

Does the Catholic Church oppose the free market?

Modern Catholic social teaching has been articulated, as the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops notes, through a tradition of papal, conciliar, and episcopal documents. These documents developed a number of themes related to economic and social policy, such as the option for the poor and vulnerable and the dignity of work and the rights of workers. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.29.16

Diocese says government slow to resolve contraception impasse Ann Rodgers, Catholic News Service The Pittsburgh Diocese continues to try to resolve the issues it has with mandated insurance coverage of things which it finds religiously objectionable. Continue Reading...