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Pass a Law to Combat Rent-Seeking
Barton Swaim, Wall Street Journal

Congress could invoke the Commerce Clause to limit destructive competition over corporate subsidies.

Why is Socialism Gaining Popularity?
John Clark, National Catholic Register

If the Church’s rite of exorcism recognizes the danger of instigating envy, maybe we should too.

Capitalism (aka Self-Ownership) Is the Only Moral Economic System
Gary Galles, Mises Wire

For each of these candidates, even a rudimentary understanding of private property rights and voluntary arrangements eviscerates their evaluations of capitalism, and sweeps away any reliable basis for their proposed “solutions.”

Jordan Peterson: High Priest for a Secular Age
Bruce Ashford, TGC

Peterson recognizes that many of the West’s power brokers, together with social and political activists, are engaged in an attempt to beat the Christian moral order to its knees, weakening it and undermining its credibility.

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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).

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