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For Christian Women, Persecution Looks Like Rape
Morgan Lee, Christianity Today

Around the globe, female followers of the faith suffer sexual violence, forced marriage, forced abortions, travel bans, and trafficking.

School Vouchers Aren’t Welfare for the Rich
Christian Barnard, Reason

Data from North Carolina, Florida, and Arizona show how school choice programs take care of students who would otherwise be neglected.

Solidarity, True and False
Theodore Dalrymple, Law and Liberty

The gilets jaunes may want six impossible things before breakfast but, as the late Marshal McLuhan might have put it, the medium is the message.

Capitalism Doesn’t Cause Consumerism — Governments Do
Ryan McMaken, Mises Wire

Consumerism and capitalism are not the same thing, nor are the two necessarily connected.

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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).