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PowerLinks 09.17.18

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How Protectionism Erodes the Rule of Law
James Devereaux, FEE

When politicians pick economic winners, we all lose.

Explainer: Chinese officials burn Bibles and close churches in latest round of persecution
Joe Carter, ERLC

Over the past few weeks, the Chinese government has escalated its persecution of Christians by destroying crosses, burning Bibles, confiscating religion materials, and closing churches.

Why the Public Must Revolt Over Eminent Domain
Phil Haunschild, The American Conservative

Only democratic pressure can fight government abuse, as a recent case in Idaho demonstrates.

Why is bankruptcy rising among older Americans?

The Economist

The bankruptcy filing rate has declined for younger people.

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).