Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 02.19.18

Raising the Minimum Wage Hurts Teen, Young Adult Employment Rates, Study Finds
Kyle Perisic, The Daily Signal

A new study shows that raising the minimum wage has played a role in the decline of teen employment and the labor force participation rate, which has fallen by about half since 1994.

Christian Parents and Schools Have 529 Reasons to Like New Tax Law
Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra, Christianity Today

A Q+A on how college savings plans can now be used to pay for private K-12 tuition.

Sorry, NYT: For Child Poverty, Family Structure Still Matters
W. Bradford Wilcox, Institute for Family Studies

Single parenthood is not the factor driving child poverty in America, but it is a factor.

A Celebration of Black Entrepreneurs and Emancipators throughout American History
Lawrence W. Reed, FEE

A new ebook anthology of essays for Black History Month.

Joe Carter

Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).