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9 Out of 10 People Are Willing to Earn Less Money to Do More-Meaningful Work
Shawn AchorAndrew ReeceGabriella Rosen KellermanAlexi Robichaux, Harvard Business Review

Research shows that all work becomes knowledge work, when workers are given the chance to make it so.

What Is Classical Liberalism?
Ralph Raico, Mises Wire

Classical liberalism” is the term used to designate the ideology advocating private property, an unhampered market economy, the rule of law, constitutional guarantees of freedom of religion and of the press, and international peace based on free trade.

Thinking of your work self as separate from your home self could lead to unethical decisions
Jyoti Madhusoodanan, Quartz

“The goal of being a good person is a powerful motivator,” she says. “Most people have a strong desire to maintain a positive view of themselves.”

How Density Controls Banish the Working Poor from Cities
Nolan Gray, FEE

Density controls, whether the result of zoning, land use regulations, or subdivision regulations, effectively prohibit the working poor from outbidding the rich for urban land.

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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).