Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 11.02.18

Why the Right Still Needs Russell Kirk
Jack Hunter, The Imaginative Conservative

Kirk’s preference for practical reform over radical change was conservatism at its most basic: conserving the best or most integral traditions and institutions of a community, nation, or civilization even in the face of unavoidable evolution or correcting injustice.

How Green parties are recycling old socialist ideas
Bill Wirtz, CapX

Environmentalist parties are like watermelons: green on the outside, red in the middle.

Women religious vow solidarity in fight against human trafficking
Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News Service

Primarily it has been women religious who have led the Church’s response to trafficking. Congregations of women religious have developed programs in countries around the world, with the most active in the Western Hemisphere.

Step 1 to Being a Christian at Work: Just Be ‘NICER’?
Roland Heersink, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Being a Christian in the workplace means that you should not compromise any of your core beliefs for the sake of your employer.

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).