PowerLinks 11.28.16

Conservative Lawmakers Say Current Welfare System Is ‘Anti-Family’ Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal With a new Republican administration in tow, conservative lawmakers are renewing their call for welfare reform that incentivizes families rather than punishing them. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.25.16

Aiming at abundant lives — and livelihoods John Scott, Washington Times As the second-generation owner of a commercial construction company near Washington, D.C., I have explored the driving force behind my work. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.23.16

Thanksgiving Was a Triumph of Capitalism over Collectivism Richard M. Ebeling, FEE Two years of communism in practice had left alive only a fraction of the original number of the Plymouth colonists. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.22.16

Popcorn and lemonade sales point Detroit to fiscal health Christopher Brooks , Washington Times I have had the privilege of being born, raised and shaped by Detroit. Seeing the world through the lens of this beautiful but broken city has framed my view of human flourishing in ways that are truly amazing and counterintuitive “Unfettered” Free Trade? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.21.16

We can’t be pro-life if we’re not anti-poverty Katie McCoy, ERLC We can’t truly be pro-life if we’re not anti-poverty. Follow me through the facts here. How Government Spending Kills Economic Growth Daniel J. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.18.16

Why Catholics Built Secret Astronomical Features Into Churches to Help Save Souls Geoff Manaugh, Atlas Obscura In the process of researching the phenomenon, Heilbron uncovered a surprising story of cooperation not only between religion and science, but between precision astronomical observation and Catholic liturgy, between architectural design and the Christian calendar. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.17.16

No, the Majority of American Evangelicals Did Not Vote for Trump Joe Carter, TGC How did American evangelicals vote in the 2016 election? Based on polling data and news sources, you might be under the impression that an overwhelming number of evangelicals—more than 80 percent—voted for Donald Trump. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.16.16

Common Core Catastrophe Gerard V. Bradley, Public Discourse It is time to refocus President Trump’s attention upon Common Core and persuade him to ignite a national movement to roll it back. Continue Reading...

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...