PowerLinks 11.15.16

Trump’s victory could be good news for persecuted Middle East Christians Ed West, Catholic Herald Middle East Christians in America and beyond appear to be behind the new president due to his pro-Russian, anti-Saudi leanings Redefining business leadership as ‘stewardship’ Terence Chatmon, Washington Times The Fellowship of Companies for Christ International is redefining the rules on business. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.14.16

Friendliness Is an Economic Revolution Nathan Keeble, FEE We’ve lived like this so long most people’s reaction is no longer one of amazement when these things happen. Are Americans Enamored with the Wrong Kinds of Entrepreneurs? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.11.16

How the faithful voted: A preliminary 2016 analysis Gregory A. Smith and Jessica Martinez, Pew Research The 2016 presidential exit polling reveals little change in the political alignments of U.S. religious groups. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.10.16

Can Cities Sue Banks Over Predatory Loans? Supreme Court Will Decide Adam Liptak, New York Times The Supreme Court on Tuesday weighed whether cities can sue banks under the Fair Housing Act for predatory lending, even if foreclosures that stem from such loans affect a city only indirectly. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.09.16

The Election Is Over. Let’s Get Political. Jonathan Leeman, TGC So Donald Trump won. (I can’t believe I just typed that.) Maybe you voted one way. Maybe the other. What now, Christian? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.08.16

Flourishing requires belief in human potential Gov. Sam Brownback, Washington Times The promise of America is a dream. It is not the promise of an easy life, material wealth or even a white picket fence. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.05.16

Won’t Somebody Please Rescue the Poor Tradinistas Slaving Away as Baristas? William M Briggs, The Stream A difficulty with criticizing the Tradinista movement is the embarrassment of poverties: there are so many things wrong, one must pick and choose carefully. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.04.16

Annenberg study: Pope Francis’ climate change encyclical backfired among conservative Catholics Lauren Sorantino, The Daily Pennsylvanian Pope Francis’ plea for climate change action backfired among conservative Catholics, according to an Oct. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.03.16

How to Help Poor Children Robert Verbruggen, The American Conservative If this election teaches Republicans one thing, hopefully it’s that they can no longer ignore the plight of the country’s lower and working classes. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.02.16

Tradinistas: A Weird Rewrite of The Lord of the Flies Angelo Codevilla, The Stream This essay is part of a series examining how American religious, economic, and political freedom are compatible with Christian views of a good society. Continue Reading...