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The quiet triumph of economics
Diego Zuluaga, CapX

Think of economics not as a recipe for the good life, but as an insurance policy against bad ideas.

Americans are generally positive about free trade agreements, more critical of tariff increases
Bradley Jones, Pew Research

Americans’ views of free trade agreements, which turned more negative during the 2016 presidential campaign, are now about as positive as they were prior to the campaign.

Sanders Introduces Legislation to End State ‘Right-to-Work’ Laws
Haris Alic, Free Beacon

Bill would strengthen the power of organized labor.

Do Stay-At-Home Moms Act as a “Drag on the Economy”?
Anna Arnold, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

This twisted take on the role of moms not only ignores the real work women do in the home but adds guilt to the mix.

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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).