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What Socialism Owes Christianity
David Byrne, Crisis Magazine

The Christian wants to bind man to God; The socialist wants to bind man to man.

How Government Became the Chief Violator of Property Rights
Lawrence J. McQuillan, FEE

Governmental violations of personal property rights drive much of the resentment, anger, and division we witness in America today.

Growth and Work
Yuval Levin, National Review

Over the past few days, a very interesting and worthwhile debate has arisen among several thoughtful conservatives about growth, work, and prosperity.

What Gets Expensive, and Why?
Arnold Kling, Medium

As the years go by, the stuff that gets more expensive is the stuff where your demand goes up faster than your productivity. The stuff that gets cheaper is the stuff where your productivity goes up faster than demand.

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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).