Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 05.21.19

Are Evangelicals More Altruistic than Other Groups?
Ryan Burge, Christianity Today

We have hard data about just how much altruism is practiced by Americans from all religious affiliations.

Remembering the Original Meaning of the American Dream
James Jeffrey, The American Conservative

It was about social responsibility, not material acquisition, and losing sight of it has cost us greatly.

Hazlitt Predicted Economics in Two Lessons
Jorge Besada, Mises Wire

One simple concept is all that is needed to easily see how the entire edifice of Keynesian economics, and thus the world’s “leading economists”, is wrong.

Bernie Sanders’ New Plan Will Make It Tougher for Poor People To Get Credit Cards
Peter Suderman, Reason

Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez want to cap credit card interest rates. There will be unintended consequences.

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).