PowerLinks 05.04.18

Why Is the EU Celebrating Karl Marx’s Birthday? Daniel J. Mitchell, FEE Celebrating the 200th birthday of Karl Marx is a slap in the face of millions of people killed by communism. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 05.03.18

The Alfie Evans case shows liberal individualism has gone too far Megan McArdle, Washington Post It was startling to watch so many people ask, essentially, why we should prefer the opinion of the woman who gave birth to Alfie, over that of disinterested experts, as to what was in the best interest of the child. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 05.02.18

Private Sector, Not Government, Is Key to Job Creation Michael R. Strain, Bloomberg View Bernie Sanders is all wrong, but federal policies can encourage work. Study: Clinton Voters Twice as Likely to Leave Evangelicalism as Trump Voters Paul A. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 05.01.18

The Economic Case for Free Trade Is Stronger Than Ever Daniel W. Drezner, Reason.com But working-class identity politics threaten to ruin everything. Gifts From God Ariana Eunjung Cha, Washington Post How religion is coming to terms with modern fertility methods. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.30.18

America Must Lead the Way on Religious Freedom Andrea Picciotti-Bayer, RealClearReligion Religious freedom stands for the ultimate bulwark against totalitarianism. No matter how much control the government has, no matter the regime, religious freedom testifies that there is a source of authority beyond the state. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.27.18

The First Amendment Didn’t Separate Church and State—Christianity Did Paul R. DeHart, Public Discourse It was Christianity, not modernity, that separated church and state. It was modernity, not Christianity, that sought to bind them back together. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.26.18

Bishops warn Venezuela is headed for a ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ Inés San Martín, Crux Venezuela Is Living A “history Of Death,” According To The Country’s Catholic Bishops, Who Released A Statement On Monday Asserting That Upcoming National Elections, Set For May 20, Lack Legitimacy. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.25.18

5,000 Pastors Rally to Defend Housing Tax Break Kate Shellnut, Christianity Today Appeal: Exemptions do more than just save pastors $800 million a year. Millennial entrepreneurs understand the power of profit Sophie Sandor, CapX Free-market capitalism is where it is happening for my generation of entrepreneurs. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.24.18

The Ugly Coded Critique of Chick-Fil-A’s Christianity Stephen L. Carter, Bloomberg View The fast-food chain’s “infiltration” of New York City ignores the truth about religion in America. It also reveals an ugly narrow-mindedness. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.23.18

Nuns on cause of human trafficking: ‘Money, money, money!’ Claire Giangravè, Crux “Money, money, money” was the motto repeated by religious sisters at a conference in Rome. No, they weren’t quoting the 1976 hit song by ABBA, but pointing to the main cause of human trafficking, one of the most profitable businesses in the world. Continue Reading...