PowerLinks 07.05.17

Forgive Us Our Debts: How Christian College Grads Pay the Price Kate Shellnutt, Christianity Today Evangelical schools work to capture the real cost of student loans. Work and Incentives John H. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.03.17

The Market Is Necessary, but Not Sufficient, for Virtue William Reddinger, FEE Virtue must come primarily from outside the marketplace. How the Supreme Court Trampled on Private Property Rights in a Recent Decision Alden Abbott, The Daily Signal In last week’s decision in Murr v. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.30.17

Married Parents: One Way to Reduce Child Poverty W. Bradford Wilcox, Family Studies The economic value of marriage for children should not be underestimated. The Danger of “Public” Education Murray N. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.29.17

How Hip-Hop Is Teaching High Schoolers About the Free Market Walter E. Williams, The Daily Signal An innovative high school teacher in Wilmington, Delaware, is using rap to teach students the principles of economics. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.28.17

People Differences vs. Place Differences: What Causes Social Mobility? Robert VerBruggen, Family Studies Can you improve a poor child’s life by moving his family to a better place? Low-skill workers aren’t actually the ones most threatened by robots Dan Kopf, Quartz There are a lot of jobs that can only be completed with significant training, but don’t involve much critical thinking once the skill is learned—machine operators and office clerks, for examples. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.27.17

The Supreme Court Strikes Down a Major Church-State Barrier Emma Green, The Atlantic Trinity Lutheran v. Comer is the first-ever case to hold that governments have to provide money directly to a house of worship. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.26.17

Can Jonathan Haidt Calm the Culture Wars? Evan R. Goldstein, The Chronicle of Higher Education “There is a horror of being associated with anything or anyone conservative,” [Bromwich] says, calling it “a mark of the timidity of the academic personality in our time. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.23.17

The future for Africa’s refugees is as economic partners, not dependents Yinka Adegoke, Quartz Increasingly, African countries are at the forefront of a more progressive understanding that refugees are, as Adichie says, more than just refugees. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.22.17

Can Conservatives, Christians, And Environmentalists Co-Exist In Caring For Creation? The Federalist Joel Salatin is a self-described Christian libertarian environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer. He joins Gracy Olmstead, associate managing editor, to make explain why environmentalism should not be reserved for secular liberals, but can be part of a Christian’s calling to stewardship. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.21.17

Can Conservatives, Christians, And Environmentalists Co-Exist In Caring For Creation? The Federalist Joel Salatin is a self-described Christian libertarian environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer. He joins Gracy Olmstead, associate managing editor, to make explain why environmentalism should not be reserved for secular liberals, but can be part of a Christian’s calling to stewardship. Continue Reading...