Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 08.24.18

Was Wilhelm Röpke the First Fusionist?
Samuel Gregg, Law and Liberty

Röpke’s willingness to refer explicitly to Western civilization, at a time when the Left’s aggressive attack on its achievements was heating up, also made a deep impression upon American conservatives.

Why religious liberty matters for human dignity
Daniel Darling, Fox News

The right to believe is a vital aspect of what it means to be human. We are body, mind, and soul, with a rational ability that distinguishes us from the rest of creation. Part of being human is to be able to believe, and to be able to choose what we believe.

Communicating Capitalism to the Next Generation
Anthony B. Kim, The Daily Signal

More Americans between 18 and 29 now support socialism over capitalism, at least in name.

The Case for Free Trade Restated
Iain Murray, FEE

Trade barriers increase costs for consumers, impede wealth creation, and heighten international tensions.

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).