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The Unintended Consequences of the Welfare State on the Human Spirit
Walter E. Williams, The Daily Signal

Before the welfare state, charity embodied both a sense of gratitude on the behalf of the recipient and magnanimity on the behalves of donors.

7 Biblical Principles for Saving and Investing Your Money
Chris Cagle, TGC

Most Christians know they should save and invest for retirement or disability. But many find it difficult to adopt a practical theology for managing their money, especially when it comes to saving and investing for a distant and uncertain future.

The dead hand of the state – not capitalism – has failed young people
Jack Powell and Matt Gillow, CapX

The local elections show a pro-freedom, low-tax message can resonate with voters.

There are almost enough jobs for everyone, Labor Department says
Justin Doom, ABC News

At the end of March, there were almost as many job openings as unemployed people in the U.S., according to the Labor Department.

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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).