Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 03.27.18

What Protects Us From Exploitation?
Russ Roberts, Medium

Game theory, negotiating skill and bargaining power are not the right way to think about what determines what people earn in the modern economy in 2018.

The Hollywood Hit Movie That Urged FDR to Become a Fascist
Jeff Greenfield, Politico

Mostly forgotten now, ‘Gabriel Over the White House’ is worth watching to understand the Trump era.

The promise of Africa’s free trade area
Landry Signé, CapX

Africa is on the verge of the largest free trade agreement since the WTO was founded.

Why Trump’s Latest Steps Heighten Risk Of A Global Trade War
Paul Wiseman, Associated Press

Trade groups are already lobbying the Trump administration to seek diplomatic solutions to the disputes. China’s all-powerful leaders face no such public pressure.

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).