Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 05.03.19

U.S. religious freedom body wants China sanctioned for human rights abuses
Christopher White, Crux

China has been singled out by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) for its attacks on religion and human rights in its newly released annual report.

Listen to Immigrants Who’ve Actually Lived Under Socialism
Aaron Tao, FEE

By every major benchmark, today is the best time in history, thanks to the triumph of free peoples, free minds and free markets.

How the (Once) Most Corrupt Country in the World Got Clean(er)
Jonah Blank, The Atlantic

Indonesia created an independent body to investigate and prosecute corrupt politicians. It worked—mostly.

Freedom of Religion Doesn’t Cut It
Jacob McHangama, Foreign Policy

The United States is committed to protecting freedom of expression abroad—but in far too narrow terms.

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).