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PowerLinks 04.18.19

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Frédéric Bastiat on the Connection between Socialism, Communism, and Protectionism
Tyler Brandt, FEE

Bastiat’s words are just as true today as when he wrote them with a quill pen in 19th-century France.

‘I thought we got away from religious tests’: Clarence Thomas addresses Senate Democrats’ litmus tests for Catholic judicial candidates
Becket Adams, Washington Examiner

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is unimpressed with Senate Democrats’ attempts to apply religious tests to Roman Catholic judicial nominees.

Arizona Scores One for Worker Mobility
Editorial Board, Bloomberg Opinion

Recognizing out-of-state occupational licenses is a great idea.

Across the Globe, ‘Outperformer’ Nations Show Economic Freedom Fuels Wealth and Prosperity
Anthony B. Kim and Patrick Tyrrell, The Daily Signal

Advancing economic freedom is really about empowering individuals and enterprises through sound policies of market openness, regulatory efficiency, and limited government within the rule of law.

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).