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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

PowerLinks 12.04.17

Capitalism Is a Farmer’s Best Friend Jamin Hübner, FEE Driverless tractors will probably be commercially available within two years. How Do I Glorify God in My Job? John Piper, Desiring God Everything we do, from morning till night, is to be done in a Godward way, in reliance on his grace. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 12.01.17

New Study Shows Licensure Laws Kill Jobs in All 50 States Collin Roth, The Daily Signal In America, everyone who can is expected to work. We don’t think of work as some kind of punishment but as an element of a meaningful and productive life. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.30.17

Free Markets Help Food Banks Serve the Poor Charles Hughes, Economics21 Discussion of capitalism often focuses on contributions to economic growth or productivity, but this emphasis places an artificial limit on the potential benefits of free markets. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.29.17

Poor Girls Are Leaving Their Brothers Behind Alana Semuels, The Atlantic As a college education becomes increasingly important in today’s economy, it’s girls, not boys, who are succeeding in school. For kids from poor families, that can make the difference between social mobility and a lifetime of poverty. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.28.17

A Conservative Response to the Student Debt Crisis Nick Phillips, The American Conservative Introducing some market discipline can benefit everyone—especially the student borrowers who most need help. Now It’s Liberal States Clashing With the Federal Government Over Religious Freedom Emma Green, The Atlantic California, Pennsylvania, and others have sued over new policies on contraceptive coverage. Continue Reading...