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PowerLinks 04.11.17

Nigeria Needs Trade as Much as it Needs Food Tirzah Duren, FEE In a country of over 170 million people, there are fewer than 5,000 tractors. Why Corruption Is an Urgent Justice Issue Dorcas Cheng-tozun, Christianity Today While living abroad, I discovered the corrosive effects of corruption and the suffering it causes. Continue Reading...

Palms and pussy willows: How global trade enriched your Palm Sunday

This weekend marked Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week, when Christians commemorate Christ’s entrance into Jerusalem en route to His voluntary death, burial, and resurrection. On that day, Christians of all backgrounds bless and wave palm branches in imitation of the crowds who cried “Hosanna” as He rode a donkey into the city. Continue Reading...

Booker T. Washington on the beauty and dignity of work

“My plan was to have [my students]…taught to see not only utility in labour, but beauty and dignity.” –Booker T. Washington We live in a time of unbounding prosperity. Opportunities are wider, work is easier, and innovation continues to accelerate at a break-neck pace. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.10.17

Ten Conservative Principles Russell Kirk, Modern Age Conservatism is not a fixed ideology or a rigid set of policy positions, talking points, or dogmata. Still, certain foundational principles unite conservatives, as Modern Age founder Russell Kirk shows in this timeless piece, which is excerpted from his book The Politics of Prudence. Continue Reading...

The 100th anniversary of a wealth destroyer

Like the United States, Canada instituted its federal income tax 100 years ago. In the states, the progressive income tax was a demand of the original Populist movement and, after being deemed unconstitutional, was adopted into the U.S. Continue Reading...