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Elizabeth Warren Wants Even More Crony Capitalism
James Ketler, Mises Wire

While she may claim to protect consumers in one moment, US Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) unapologetically endorses destructive, socialist measures in the next.

Catholic hospitals come under fire in debate over conscience rights
Charles C. Camosy, Crux

Across the nation today, about one in six patients is cared for in a Catholic hospital. Furthermore, Catholic health are systems are among the largest non-profit health care providers in the U.S.

USDA to buy $1.2B in goods, offer $5B in aid to farmers hurt by trade war
Stephanie Ebbs, ABC News

The federal government will spend up to $1.2 billion to buy products from farmers hurt by the retaliatory tariffs from China and other countries, and will provide almost $5 billion in payments to farmers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday.

Capitalism or socialism? The surprising truth about British voters’ economic views
Matt Singh, CapX

The data shows a positive view of capitalism is closely tied to home ownership.

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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).