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Business leaders must make the moral case for free markets
Philip Booth, CapX

The two economists Hayek and Keynes agreed on one thing. They both believed that ideas and the climate of opinion determined how politicians behaved.

In Europe, faith’s stronger in post-Soviet East than secular West
Claire Giangravè, Crux

A recent survey found a significant difference in religious practices between Western and Eastern European countries, including the irony that countries of the former Soviet bloc, where atheism was the official creed for 70 years, today generally have a stronger belief in God and appetite for religious practice than in the secular West.

Why Social Entrepreneurs Are So Burned Out
Ewald Kibler, et al., Harvard Business Review

Can entrepreneurs help address the society’s biggest challenges — without burning out?

America’s Success Was Achieved by Limiting Government, Not by Government
Gary M. Galles, FEE

Our gains are actually due to centuries of voluntary arrangements made possible not by the growth of government but by strict limitations imposed on it.

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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).