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 09.06.17

The Subsidiarity Principle Jeff Deist, Mises Wire Leftwing Vox.com recently published a welcome and thoughtful piece on the virtues of devolving political and legal power away from the federal government toward states and localities Experience Shows the U.S. Continue Reading...
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Markets fail, which is why we need markets

There are generally two views of markets. The first is that markets can do no wrong. The other is that markets fail—and fail often—which is why we need government intervention. But as Nick Schulz and Arnold Kling note, there is a third way that can be summarized as “Markets fail. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.05.17

How a Disaster’s Economic Impacts Are Calculated Alana Semuels, The Atlantic Providing an early estimate of a storm’s costs is generally a pretty rough science, and Harvey is a particularly tough case. Continue Reading...
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PowerLinks 09.04.17

Do blue collar workers fit our theology of vocation? Daniel Darling, ERLC If we are not careful we can create a kind of second class system by elevating those whose vocations seem more praiseworthy. Continue Reading...
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How’s socialism doing in Venezuela?

Because of high inflation and unemployment, Venezuela has the most miserable economy in the world. The inflation rate over the past 12 months was 460 percent and the unemployment rate is so high the government stopped reporting it last year. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.01.17

The legacy of Michael Novak (1933-2017), a man of Tradition David Paul Deavel, Catholic World Report It is for his appraisal of the free market economy that the late Michael Novak is, and will probably continue to be, most known, praised, and pilloried. Continue Reading...
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PowerLinks 08.31.17

Yes, Paul Ryan can be pro-capitalist and a Catholic Michael R. Strain, AEI The House speaker wants to increase economic growth. What could be more progressive than that? Child Labor Was Wiped Out by Markets, Not Government Antony Davies and James R. Continue Reading...
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