Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 03.12.19

The Economic Consequences of John Maynard Keynes
Samuel Gregg, Law and Liberty

The book which propelled John Maynard Keynes to fame 100 years ago continues, for better or worse, to shape our world today.

How Rent Control Harms Those It Hopes to Help
Hal Snarr, Mises Institute

Though rent control is sold as a policy that is intended to help the poor, it induced homelessness among the poor and lower middle classes.

Capitalism, Socialism, and Corporatism
Jonah Goldberg, National Review

We seem to have the same problem with economic philosophy that we do with political parties.

Why Markets Are the Answer to Concerns about “Overpopulation”
Nikhil Sridhar, FEE

As the world’s population grows, markets respond to increased demand for necessities, by changing prices and incentivizing producers.

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).