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Why the Left Is So Afraid of Jordan Peterson
Caitlin Flanagan, The Atlantic

The left is afraid not of Peterson, but of the ideas he promotes, which are completely inconsistent with identity politics of any kind.

We Don’t Need to Replace Capitalism. We Need to Redeem It.
Kenneth J. Barnes, Intersect

Insist on a virtuous, pragmatic approach to the future health of our “political economy.”

China hits back with tariffs on $60B in U.S. goods
Adam Behsudi and Doug Palmer, Politico

China announced on Friday it would hit about $60 billion worth of U.S. exports with new tariffs in response to President Donald Trump’s decision this week to escalate potential trade penalties on Beijing, compounding concern in the business sector that there is no end in sight to the growing conflict.

Charity begins with admitting we got it wrong
Joe Mc Millan, Financial Times

We need to be scientific and fearless about assessing whether proposed solutions work.

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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).