PowerLinks 10.02.13

The Cultural Revolution on the College Campus—Why it Matters to You Albert Mohler Since the cultural revolution culminating in the 1970s, the left has run nearly all of the nation’s most influential, prestigious universities. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.20.13

Papal Teaching Warns Against Excessive Government Stephen M. Krason, Crisis Magazine While Catholic social teaching holds that the securing of the common good is a main task of the state, it nowhere says that this means that legislation or enacting a new public policy or program is the singular way to do this. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.30.13

In praise of honest work Karl D. Stephen, Mercatornet If we believed in the honour of work, employment would take care of itself. Religious Freedom in 10 Minutes Eric Teetsel, Manhattan Project What is religious freedom and why does it matter? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.27.13

The Duties of a Free Citizen Kevin Gutzman, Intercollegiate Review I here make a radical proposal:  conservatives must speak of religion more often.  When it comes to art broadly considered—encompassing music, architecture, painting, and sculpture—the only way back is upward. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.26.13

Nuns Challenge Obamacare’s Contraception Rule Louise Radnofsky, Washington Wire A public-interest law firm challenging the federal health law’s requirement that employers cover contraception in workers’ insurance plans has a new plaintiff: nuns. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.25.13

The Real Paradox of Individualism Brandon McGinley, Fare Forward In contemporary American political discourse, there are two poles of authority and power: the individual and the state. Their relationship is inverse and antagonistic; as one waxes, the other wanes. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.24.13

The silence of our friends – the extinction of Christianity in the Middle East Ed West, The Spectator The last month and a half has seen perhaps the worst anti-Christian violence in Egypt in seven centuries, with dozens of churches torched. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.23.13

Why Your iPhone Upgrade Is Good for the Poor Daniel Fletcher, Wall Street Journal The enormous capabilities of smartphones are being repurposed and redirected for use in the developing world. Gay Marriage Collides With Religious Liberty Mollie Ziegler Hemingway, Wall Street Journal Owners of small businesses are finding that honoring their faith can get them in trouble. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.20.13

A Big Heart Open to God Antonio Spadaro, S.J., America The exclusive interview with Pope Francis What Has Happened to the Incomes of the Middle Class and Poor? Scott Winshi, e21 New income figures released by the Census Bureau today will inspire a wave of commentary about the sluggishness of the recovery and the decline in living standards that started with the recession. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.19.13

Russia’s Orthodox Awakening Nadieszda Kizenko, Foreign Affairs The fraying of Russia’s church-state alliance. The Coptic Church in peril: The Islamization of Egypt and the end of Egyptian Christianity Samuel Tadros, ABC Religion and Ethics While the Egyptian regime maintained its verbal commitment to Nasser’s socialist policies, the reality was a state bureaucracy and services network that had lost all ability to deliver due to population growth. Continue Reading...