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Trade and Mutual Aid
Jordan Ballor, Comment

There is no system that is incorruptible, but at its best, free trade orients us toward the good of others.

$2.3 Billion in Losses Highlights Crypto’s Moral Hazard
Tim Culpan, Bloomberg

It’s time the cryptocurrency community got its act together.

Over 146,000 Americans will lose their jobs because of Trump’s trade tariffs
Heather Timmons, Quartz

Donald Trump’s long-standing promise to use import tariffs to try to revive the US steel and aluminum industry was opposed by US economists, labor experts, and even the industries themselves—but the White House did it anyway. As a result, over 146,000 Americans will lose their jobs, economists estimate.

Religious freedom in U.S., around world focus of June 22-29 observance
Catholic News Agency

“Serving Others in God’s Love” is the theme of this year’s Religious Freedom Week. U.S. Catholics are encouraged to pray and take action in support of religious liberty at home and abroad.

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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).