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Democratic Socialist Leader: Jesus Was A Socialist, You Know
Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

It turns out that the ignorance of Democratic Socialists of America goes well beyond economics.

AG Sessions Announces New Religious Liberty Task Force In Extensive Remarks on Topic
Howard Friedman , Religion Clause

Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered remarks (full text) at today’s Department of Justice Religious Liberty Summit.

Pope decries human trafficking for forced labor, sex trade
Associated Press

Pope Francis is urging everyone to combat the “shameful crime” of human trafficking, noting that it’s often linked to migrant smuggling.

How Prices Keep Us from Squandering Resources
Jacob Dowell, FEE

Hayek also emphasized that this system of prices is not an organized institution or structure that was created by any single person’s design. It was simply a natural consequence of trade between people even before money in a barter economy.

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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).