PowerLinks 08.17.17

Corporations Becoming New Arbiters Of Public Morality Peter Hasson, Daily Caller Major corporations are increasingly expected to play a societal role beyond just providing goods or services: more and more often, they’re expected to weigh in on issues of public morality. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.16.17

The Onerous, Arbitrary, Unaccountable World of Occupational Licensing Michelle Cottle, The Atlantic Like its predecessor, the Trump administration wants to reform how states issue these certificates, which often have less to do with consumer protection than economic protectionism. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.15.17

Reason, Faith, and the Struggle for Western Civilization Samuel Gregg, Public Discourse Any defense of the West must be clear about those core commitments to reason and the reasonable God that are central to its identity. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.14.17

Are Christians Callous Toward The Poor For Thinking Effort Matters? Jessica Burke, The Federalist Are Christians Callous Toward The Poor For Thinking Effort Matters? A new poll suggests some evangelical Christians see poverty as the result of laziness, not due to circumstances. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.11.17

6 Rules For Good Government From The World Of Narnia Eric Sammons, The Federalist The Narnian government was the opposite in almost every aspect to modern forms of government. Let’s look at C.S. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.10.17

You Can’t Drag Them Away Tim Fitzgerald and Randy Rucker, PERC How to rein in the costs of the federal government’s wild horse program. To Boost Income Mobility, Reform Our Bail System Julian Adorney, The Federalist Beyond shrinking our overly expanded incarcerated population, bail reform would boost the United States’ stagnating income mobility by reforming a system that traps the poor in poverty. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.09.17

Is UBI Better Than Welfare? Antony Davies, FEE If we could actually figure out how to implement that well, would that work? And why wouldn’t that work in the real world? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.08.17

Religious Liberty Is for Everyone Collin Hansen, TGC Are these Christians right to be worried? What’s at stake, and what is the state of religious liberty in our country and around the world? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.07.17

Robbing God, Literally: 1 in 10 Protestant Churches Experience Embezzlement Bob Smietana, Facts & Trends Survey finds 1 in 2 only has enough cash for four months of services. Senate approves ‘right-to-try’ drug bill Sarah Karlin-smith and Seung Min Kim, Politico The Senate approved a bill Thursday that would allow seriously ill patients in all 50 states to request access to experimental medicines without Food and Drug Administration approval. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.04.17

Is the world really better than ever? Oliver Burkeman, The Guardian The headlines have never been worse. But an increasingly influential group of thinkers insists that humankind has never had it so good – and only our pessimism is holding us back. Continue Reading...