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To Save Capitalism, Save Communities
Raghuram Rajan, Bloomberg Opinion

As the powers of the state and the market have expanded, we’ve neglected the damage being done to the third pillar of society.

School Choice: For All but the Poor
Daniel Buck, FEE

School choice offers a solution to this unfair reality where the rich are able to choose their school and the poor are stuck by law in a failing system.

Americans with higher education and income are more likely to be involved in community groups
Aleksandra Sandstrom and Becka A. Alper, Pew Research

Nearly six-in-ten Americans (57%) participate in some type of community group or organization, including about one-in-ten (11%) who say they participate in four or more community groups.

New Insights Into the Poverty and Affluence Gap Among Major Racial and Ethnic Groups
Kay Hymowitz, Institute for Family Studies

Family structure is far from the only characteristic for explaining the gap in affluence between blacks and whites, but it is the largest.

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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).