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Cuba’s proposed constitution cuts religious freedom
Diana Chandler, Baptist Press

Cuban pastors are resisting pressure to support a Feb. 24 constitutional referendum that further limits religious freedoms in the Communist nation, international religious liberty advocates said.

Private Education: The Key to Educating the Poor
Andrew Kern, Mises Wire

In a very limited sense, there is private education in the developed world, but almost always private schools are heavily regulated by the government.

How America (and the Church) Can Support Blue-Collar Workers
Hunter Beaumont, TGC

Economic piety ends up sounding something like this: as long as the economy as a whole is producing (GDP), we don’t care if each individual is able to produce.

Jean Baptiste Say on Why Property Rights Are the Key to Prosperity
Gary M. Galles, FEE

Jean Baptiste Say, the foremost French political economist in the early 1800s, offered one of the most eloquent defenses of property rights in history.

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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).