Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 11.21.18

Why Limited Government Is Integral to Biblical Flourishing
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Governments do not create wealth; they are only capable of taking and transferring wealth.

Betsy DeVos Is Protecting Civil Liberties on Campus
Ramesh Ponnuru, Bloomberg Opinion

A change in how sexual-harassment cases are handled is a victory for due process.

New skepticism targets right to religious freedom, expert says
Elise Harris, Crux

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Mary Ann Glendon believes the entire human rights movement has fallen victim to a new form of skepticism that risks bringing it to collapse, with religious freedom being in the most precarious position.

Why Poor People in the Freest Nations Have Incomes 8x Higher Than Poor People in the Least Free
Evangelos Andreou, FEE

A look at how economic freedom affects the income of the poor.

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).