PowerLinks 01.30.17

We Shouldn’t Have to Ask Permission to Work Robert Fellner, RealClearPolicy Wouldn’t it be great if there were a magic bullet that would simultaneously raise wages and employment while also lowering prices for consumers? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.27.17

A Revolution In Administrative Law Richard A. Epstein, Hoover Institute One of the most vital, but technical, items on the Republican agenda is not likely to get its fair share of public attention. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.26.17

Hundreds Rally in U.S. Capitol in Support for School Choice Israel Ortega, Opportunity Lives It’s not often that a dance party breaks out in the U.S. Capitol, but that’s exactly what happened as hundreds of students, parents and educators rallied in support for school choice on Tuesday. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.25.17

“America! America!”: Faith, Work, Law, and Liberty at the Inaugural Prayer Service Case Thorp, The Green Room Without these essential four elements, America does not work. Will America continue to work? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.24.17

Pastor Calls For Church Transparency With IRS Form 990 Peter J Reilly, Forbes Reverend Frank B Jones is taking aim at the lack of financial transparency in churches. He has started a petition drive to require churches to play by the same rules as other not-for-profits and file Form 990 with the IRS every year. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.23.17

Obama administration spent billions to fix failing schools, and it didn’t work Emma Brown, Washington Post One of the Obama administration’s signature efforts in education, which pumped billions of federal dollars into overhauling the nation’s worst schools, failed to produce meaningful results, according to a federal analysis. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.20.17

The symbolism of Trump’s two inaugural Bible choices, from Lincoln to his mother Katie Mettler, Washington Post On Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump announced his choices: a Bible his mother gifted him in 1955 when he graduated from Presbyterian Sunday school and the one President Abraham Lincoln used at his inauguration. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.19.17

$20 billion in farm subsidies doesn’t reach the poor, leaves them hungry Ryan Nabil and Vincent H. Smith, AEI New research suggests that agricultural subsidies have done little to help those below the poverty line become more food secure. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.18.17

The incoherence of Bishop Robert McElroy’s position on Catholic Social Thought and Public Unions Steve Bainbridge, Professor Bainbridge Public sector unionism in fact poses a direct and inescapable threat to the common good of society in a way that private unions simply do not. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.17.17

What is the “Invisible Hand”? Art Carden, The Imaginative Conservative Observers who disapprove of others’ exchanges too often want to substitute the visible fist of the state for the invisible hand of the market. Continue Reading...