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Can Political Freedom Exist Without Virtue? America’s Founders Didn’t Think So.
Becky Akers, FEE

What so inextricably binds virtue to liberty?

Does the Bible Teach that Property Rights Are Relative?
Art Lindsley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

If there are no absolute rights to private property—land or wealth—this provides warrant for the government to take private property and redistribute it.

What’s really wrong with inequality?
Oliver Wiseman, CapX

Most inequality is there for a reason.

The US Mint lost $69 million making pennies last year
Katherine Ellen Foley, Quartz

Pennies aren’t cheap. The one-cent US coin, mostly made of zinc with a little bit of copper, is the most abundant coin in the country.

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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).