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The Curious Reemergence of Little Platoons
Alexandra Hudson, Quillette

Like Lincoln, Better Angels seeks to heal a broken America by improving our public discourse. The volunteer-led workshops teach skills of human connection— paraphrasing, listening, asking questions of understanding, and how to offer a critique of ones own political position—not of persuasion.

Universal Basic Income Has Been Tried Before. It Didn’t Work.
Vijay Menon, The Daily Signal

Those calling for a government-funded universal basic income are acting as though it’s a hot new idea. It’s not. It’s been tried before—and it didn’t work.

Kingdom Patriotism
Jeff Christopherson, The Exchange

When we are captivated by the great treasure of Christ and his Kingdom, we’re positioned to winsomely invite others to join us.

Human Action: A Chapter-by-Chapter Summary
Martin Stefunko, Mises Wire

Economics is the youngest of all sciences. But it opened to human science a domain previously inaccessible and never thought of — the regularity in the sequence and interdependence of market phenomena.

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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).