PowerLinks 07.13.16

Is Liberalism a Heresy? Francesca Aran Murphy, First Things The only viable vehicle of conservatism in modernity is a market-oriented liberalism that regards freedom within law as the means to the common good. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.12.16

Following Minimum Wage Increases, Unemployment Spikes among Black Male Teens Mark J. Perry, FEE Perhaps one of the more interesting data points from last week’s Employment Report is displayed in the graph above, which shows that the jobless rate for black male teens (aged 16-19 years) increased to 40.1% in June from 28.1% in May. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.11.16

Beyond America: Advocating for religious liberty around the world Travis Wussow, ERLC By nearly any measure, 2015 was the worst year to be a Christian in living memory. As the Obama administration and U.S. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.08.16

Jesus and ‘The End Of Jobs’ Eventide Over the last few years, and especially of late, there is a swelling chorus of concern that we may be on our way to a future in which there simply aren’t enough jobs to go around. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.07.16

Why Should Christians Care about Economic Freedom? Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics All truth is from God. As Christians, we very much understand this as it applies to our faith. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.06.16

How to Lead a New National War on Poverty Linda Gibbs and Robert Doar, Washington Monthly When New York City launched its war on poverty in 2006, Mayor Michael Bloomberg began a city-wide campaign the likes of which no other city, state or the federal government had seen in decades. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.05.16

Minimum Wages And Trade Barriers Can’t Manufacture Dignity Rachel Lu, The Federalist Large-scale market interference risks turning some jobs into anti-productive workfare programs. What might that do for the dignity of the American worker? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.01.16

A Christian Speaks Up for Capitalism James D. Gwartney, FEE In this August 1986 essay, “A Christian Speaks Up for Capitalism,” Jim points out that “capitalism does not force individuals to worship ‘the almighty dollar.’ A person is as free to be an ascetic Christian as to be a hedonist.” Where Have All The Free Traders Gone? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.30.16

Supreme Court rejects pharmacists’ appeal on contraception Associated Press The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal from Washington state pharmacists who said they have religious objections to dispensing Plan B or other emergency contraceptives. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.29.16

Professor raised under communism explains academics’ love of socialism – and why they’re wrong Julianne Stanford, The College Fix The difference between ideas and facts is lost on leftist scholars. What Is the Promise of the Free Enterprise System? Continue Reading...