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There’s No Such Thing as Moderate Marxism
Clive Crook, Bloomberg

From the outset, violence and totalitarianism were hard-wired into Marx’s political project.

Majorities See Government Efforts to Protect the Environment as Insufficient
Cary Funk, Brian Kennedy, Meg Hefferon and Mark Strauss, Pew Research

Pockets of partisan agreement over renewables despite wide divides over increasing fossil fuels and effects of climate change.

Seattle passes compromise antipoverty ‘head tax’ on big business over objection from Amazon
Peter Weber, The Week

The Seattle City Council unanimously passed a controversial tax on big businesses Monday to raise revenue for fighting homelessness.

Influencing Culture through All the Spheres of Our Lives
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Abraham Kuyper…argued that God’s sovereign rule extends over every square inch of his creation and all of our lives.”

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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).