Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 03.13.19

Does Prosperity Trigger Calls for Socialism?
Ira Stoll, Reason

In good economic times, heightened inequality means that class tensions are heightened, as soaring visible wealth stokes envy and resentment.

Championing Mankind at the Expense of Real Human Beings
Juliana Geran Pilon, Law and Liberty

Daniel Mahoney on why substituting “the love of Humanity for the love of God” has had such inhumane consequences.

Conservatism and the People
Peter Berkowitz, City Journal

From Burke to Buckley to Trump, the Right has always had a populist current.

Bernie Sanders, Socialism’s Reagan?
Ross Douthat, New York Times

If Trump is a Carter figure, there’s an obvious candidate to play the Gipper.

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).