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PowerLinks 05.14.19

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Parents Need Villages, Not Just Public Policies
Gracy Olmstead, Christianity Today

American families are floundering for support. The church is a great place to start.

Pope invites young people to pledge to build a new economy
Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service

Pope Francis has invited young economists and entrepreneurs around the world to help create a “new and courageous culture” that finds new ways to do business, promote human dignity and protect the environment.

The Advantages of Soft Regulation
Mike Rappaport, Law and Liberty

Regulation often leaves us poorer and less free because it is crafted in a way that disrespects liberty and human judgment.

Supreme Court allows lawsuit over iPhone apps
Mark Sherman, Associated Press

The Supreme Court is allowing consumers to pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps.

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).