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PowerLinks 08.30.17

August 30, 2017 • by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 08.30.17

How Property Rights Benefit The Poor Chuck DeVore, Forbes Respecting property rights reduces rents and lower rents help the poor. Why the Left Can’t Let Go of Racism Shelby Steele, Wall Street Journal Liberals sell innocence from America’s past. Continue Reading...

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Note: This is post #46 in a weekly video series on basic microeconomics. Why are price signals and market competition so important to a market economy? When prices accurately signal costs and benefits and markets are competitive, the Invisible Hand ensures that costs are minimized and production is maximized, explains Alex Tabarrok. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.29.17

Powerbull: The Lottery Loves Poverty Arthur C. Brooks, Wall Street Journal It’s bizarre: States push lotto tickets on the poor, earn $70 billion, and then put the buyers on welfare. The Marvel of Markets: God’s Medium for Us to Serve Each Other Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics Understanding economic principles is important for developing a holistic definition of stewardship, a concept IFWE always seeks to place in the correct biblical framework. Continue Reading...
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PowerLinks 08.28.17

How Colleges Are Strangling Liberalism Mark Lilla, The Chronicle of Higher Education An obsession with identity has made students less likely to engage with a world beyond themselves. Paul Ryan’s Conservatism Can Help the Poor Alexandra Desanctis, National Review Faithful Catholics can support free enterprise and economic growth, both of which lift people out of poverty. Continue Reading...
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