Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 05.09.19

We Cannot Be Both Christians and Marxists
Jason Morgan, Public Discourse

Terry Eagleton attempts to offer us a gentle revolution, a soft “transition” from Catholicism to Marxism. This is as theoretically and theologically impossible as it is historically unprecedented.

Does poverty cause terrorism? It’s complicated
Rakib Ehsan, CapX

If poverty brings with it social exclusion then it is likely to breed extremism.

The One-Income Trap
Ross Douthat, New York Times

How Elizabeth Warren inspired a conservative policy debate.

The Myth That the Poor Get Poorer When the Rich Get Richer
Daniel J. Mitchell, FEE

In a new Reason video, John Stossel tackled the issue of income inequality.

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).