PowerLinks 09.09.16

How Can Your Church Serve Unemployed Men? Russell Moore With rates of male unemployment the way they are, your church has a spoken or unspoken specter over the men in your congregation and your community. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.08.16

You Don’t Have to Get Elected or Make Movies to Change Culture Greg Forster, TGC The place where we have the most opportunity to shine gospel light into our culture isn’t in elections or in movies, but in everyday workplaces. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.07.16

The Formula for a Richer World? Equality, Liberty, Justice Deirdre N. McCloskey, New York Times The world is rich and will become still richer. Quit worrying. Richard T. Ely: Progressive Political Economist and Social Gospel Advocate Luigi Bradizza, Heritage Foundation Richard T. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.06.16

Freedom Isn’t What You Think It Is Douglas Williams, The Federalist Freedom at its core is the ability to do what I ought, not simply what I want. Can Capitalist Pigs be Pious Christians? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.05.16

Pope calls global warming sin, says protecting creation is work of mercy Inés San Martín, Crux On a day marked by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople as a day of prayer for creation, Pope Francis on Thursday reaffirmed that he regards environmental damage such as global warming as a serious sin against creation and wants Christians to resist it. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.02.16

Minimum-Wage Hikes Go Straight to the Ballot Box Russell Berman, The Atlantic Blocked by lawmakers, voters in Arizona, Colorado, Maine, and Washington state will decide for themselves this November whether workers get a raise. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.01.16

Court Costs Entrap Nonwhite, Poor Juvenile Offenders Erik Eckholm, New York Times Fees and fines are levied on young offenders in every state but have an outsize effect on racial minorities and the poor, creating a two-tiered system of justice. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.31.16

Employers Are Mediating Institutions, Too David Lapp, Family Studies What about employers who pay poverty wages and shepherd people into government dependence? Concern for the Poor Involves Considering the True Nature of Poverty Paul Cleveland, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics Poverty is a symptom or a signal. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.30.16

The Greatest Thinker You’ve Never Read: Ludwig von Mises Art Carden, Forbes Had he not passed away at the tender age of 92 in 1973, Ludwig von Mises would have turned 131 years old today. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.29.16

Diocese says government slow to resolve contraception impasse Ann Rodgers, Catholic News Service The Pittsburgh Diocese continues to try to resolve the issues it has with mandated insurance coverage of things which it finds religiously objectionable. Continue Reading...