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Economic Freedom Is a Proven Antidote to the Scourge of Human Trafficking
Anthony B. Kim, FEE

Advancing economic freedom should be an integral dimension of America’s leadership in leading global efforts to combat human trafficking.

What Happened To 90s Environmentalism?
Scott Alexander, Slate Star Codex

What about these other issues that have since fizzled out? Did environmentalists solve them? Did they never exist in the first place? Or are they still as bad as ever, and we’ve just stopped caring?

Venezuela’s Lessons for American Socialists
Noah Smith, Bloomberg Opinion

It’s important for other countries — including wealthy ones like the U.S. — not to ignore Venezuela, but to use it as a cautionary tale.

It’s Time to End the Sacred-Secular Divide
Greg Ayers, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

If we elevate evangelism above work, we recreate the sacred secular divide.

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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).