PowerLinks 10.18.17

Are Free Minds and Free Markets Compatible With Christianity? Stephanie Slade, Reason.com A baker’s dozen Christian libertarians weigh in. Is ‘Classical Liberalism’ Conservative? Yoram Hazony, Wall Street Journal Trump didn’t divide the right. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.16.17

President Trump aims to strike down parts of Obamacare with new executive order Meridith Mcgraw and Maryalice Parks, ABC News President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday at the White House that seeks to increase consumer options for health insurance, but could further destabilize Obamacare marketplaces. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.13.17

Cut Foreign Aid to Help the World’s Poor Matt Warner, FEE Outsiders have a basic knowledge problem that makes their efforts futile at best and harmful at worst. Novak-as-Liberationist Won’t Fly Michael Matheson Miller, Library of Law and Liberty Reno’s reading of Novak is a caricature. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.12.17

How The Minimum Wage Entrenches Inequality And Economic Privilege Julian Adorney, The Federalist This fall, ten states will likely raise their minimum wages, either due to new state labor department regulations or legislation. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.11.17

Study: Anti-Christian Bias Hasn’t Grown. It’s Just Gotten Richer. Kate Shellnutt, Christianity Today New research nuances the American church’s “persecution complex.” Capitalism isn’t the problem. Capitalism is the solution Oliver Wiseman, CapX The government doesn’t need to build more houses. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.10.17

6 Things Trump’s Religious Liberty Memo Does (and Doesn’t) Change Kate Shellnutt, Christianity Today Justice Department’s new 20-point guidance falls between advocates’ hopes and opponents’ fears. What Does the Old Testament Say About Consumerism? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.09.17

Americans deepest in poverty lost more ground in 2016 Kristen Bialik, Pew Research Although the overall U.S. poverty rate declined and incomes rose rapidly for the second straight year in 2016, many poor Americans fell deeper into poverty, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.06.17

How the Medieval Church Made Modern Liberty Paul Rahe, The Imaginative Conservative It is a small step from the charters and constitutions of the Medieval Church to our own Declaration of Independence. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.05.17

How do the socialists explain away North Korea? Kristian Niemietz, CapX There’s a tradition on the Left of endorsing, and then disowning models of socialism. Is Development Aid the New Colonialism? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.04.17

The Morality of Charles Koch William McGurn, Wall Street Journal A libertarian billionaire embraces a Catholic business school for its ethics. Good news! The world is getting freer, faster Alexander Hammond, CapX New research shows that economic freedom is on the march around the globe. Continue Reading...