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...

PowerLinks 11.01.16

A Little-Noticed Fact About Trade: It’s No Longer Rising Binyamin Appelbaum, New York Times The constant flow of goods from Asia to the United States was briefly interrupted last month after Hanjin, the South Korean shipping line, filed for bankruptcy, stranding several dozen of its cargo ships on the high seas. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.31.16

5 Facts about Reformation Day Joe Carter, ERLC While most people know today as Halloween, for millions of Christians October 31 is also Reformation Day. Here are five facts about the Protestant holiday. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.28.16

How Evangelicals Could Help Fix the Supreme Court Joe Carter, TGC American evangelicals have a Supreme Court problem. But it’s not the problem you might assume. What I didn’t learn in business school Ken Eldred, Washington Times Armed with Stanford undergraduate and MBA degrees and a fairly new Christian faith, I founded a business in the mid-1970s with $5,000 and a grocery bag of computer connector parts. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.27.16

Why Calvin Had Good News for the Poor Matthew J. Tuininga, TGC When John Calvin became pastor in Geneva, most Protestant churches didn’t have deacons responsible for caring for the poor. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.26.16

How To Make Sure Your Charity Doesn’t Keep People Poor James Huenink, The Federalist Americans are incredibly generous, but we give of our time and money in all the wrong ways. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.25.16

Trade Barriers Hurt More People Than You Think Robert Higgs, FEE Depriving American consumers of opportunities to purchase goods that suit them better than domestic alternatives causes them harm. Faith, economic freedom and innovation in the Latin world Ricardo Luna, Washington Times According to the United Nations, since the year 2000, cooperation between government, business and civil society (including churches) has resulted in the greatest progress in the eradication of poverty. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.24.16

Socialism Kills More Babies than War Chelsea Follett, FEE Recent reports that infants now die at a higher rate in Venezuela than in war-torn Syria were, sadly, unsurprising – the results of socialist economics are predictable. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.21.16

How the Free Market Helps Combat Racial Discrimination Walter E. Williams, The Daily Signal Racists cannot trust free markets to racially discriminate. Free markets, with their dispersion of power, have little respect for race. Continue Reading...