Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 10.02.18

Identity politics veers into identity economics
Jordan J. Ballor, Detroit News

To allow identity politics to become identity economics is to sow enmity and discord, and we will all reap poverty and misery as a consequence.

US-Canada reach agreement on new trade deal
Mark Osborne, ABC News

The U.S. and Canada reached an agreement on a new trade deal late Sunday after months of often testy back-and-forth between President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The U.S. had previously negotiated a deal with Mexico in late August.

How to reconnect young people with capitalism
Lee Rowley, CapX

Capitalism has a problem across the board, but there are ways to change minds.

Christianity and the Radical Transformation of Culture
Paul Krause, The Imaginative Conservative

Man is not a body of mass in motion with the aim of peaceable consumption as modern anthropology suggests. Man does not live on bread alone; man is, as the ancients knew, a social animal.

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).