PowerLinks 12.19.16

EPA Finds No Widespread Water Pollution From Fracking Steve Everley, The Daily Signal A landmark report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, released earlier this month, finally puts that talking point to bed. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 12.16.16

The Supreme Court Case That Could Bankrupt Religious Schools and Hospitals Emma Green, The Atlantic Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton pits financially strained organizations against their own workers, who fear their promised pensions may not be there when they retire. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 12.15.16

Time for a tipping point on anti-Christian persecution John L. Allen Jr., Crux In the eyes of those truly paying attention, anti-Christian persecution is one of the transcendent human rights challenges of our time, and a priority that requires something greater than simply exhorting national governments such as Egypt to step up their own efforts. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 12.14.16

Preserving Limited Government In Difficult Times Pete Spiliakos, First Things The concerns of conventional economic conservatives are sound but insufficient. All else being equal, lower taxes and regulation will be better for growth. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 12.13.16

To Help The Poorest Of The Poor, First You Have To Find Them Mark H. Kim, NPR In the quest to help the poor, it’s difficult to know whose needs are the greatest. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 12.12.16

Trump the Progressive Kevin D. Williamson, National Review Progressivism is not a set of cultural inclinations but a body of public-policy views. Bread for the World says global hunger can end by 2030 Matt Hadro, Catholic News Agency Bread for the World believes that world hunger can be eliminated by 2030, but insists it will happen only if the United States and other major global powers train their resources on the difficulties afflicting “fragile states” around the world. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 12.09.16

Why The Media Would Pretend Catholics Are Trading Abortion For Climate Change Daniel Payne, The Federalist ‘Catholic leaders’ believe that ‘climate change’ is on the ‘same level’ as abortion and the death penalty? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 12.08.16

Trump’s 35 Percent Internal-Tariff is Economic Fools’ Gold Tom Rogan, Opportunity Lives As is his passion, President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday fired off some tweets. He promised a 35 percent internal-tariff on U.S. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 12.07.16

America’s Poor Still Lack Access to Basic Banking Services Gillian B. White, The Atlantic In recent years, the Treasury Department has made financial inclusion a priority. What’s to come? Biblical Principles of Discernment for Developing Wise Leadership Glenn Brooke, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics The King of Israel had observable facts but needed divine guidance to avoid danger. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 12.06.16

Which Way Forward on Ed Reform? Max Eden, City Journal With new leadership in Washington, D.C., the discussion is shifting from whether to expand school choice to how. U. of Wisconsin Lets Hecklers Veto Conservatives, But Welcomes Anti-Christian Hate Group Rev. Continue Reading...