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Why Creating Wealth Is Not Exploitative
Rev. Robert A. Sirico, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Greed is operative in the free market, just as it is operative wherever humans exist in this life. However, it isn’t the essence of a free and vibrant economy.

UnChristian Equalities
Regis Nicoll, Crisis Magazine

Instead of the popular trend toward flat, more egalitarian organizations, the Kingdom of God is hierarchal and differentiated.

Why Bad Economics Makes Such Good Politics
Ryan McMaken, Mises Wire

As the election nears, politicians will more and more frantically point out what wonderful favors they’ve done for the voters — or what favors they will do for the voters, if elected.

Loneliness costs the US almost $7 billion extra each year
Corinne Purtill, Quartz

Social isolation takes a heavy toll on those who suffer from it, both in health and overall well-being.

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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).