Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 05.23.19

Food banks are a solution – not a problem
Tim Worstall, CapX

It’s absurd to cite food banks as evidence of a human rights breach.

Tariffs Are Attacks on Property Rights and Freedom
Per Bylund, Mises Wire

Economic interventionism is a self-defeating policy. The individual measures that it applies do not achieve the results sought. They bring about a state of affairs, which—from the viewpoint of its advocates themselves—is much more undesirable than the previous state they intended to alter.

Anti-Catholic ‘Blaine Amendments’ Harm Children Now, in the 21st Century
George Will, National Review

The Supreme Court should strike down these bigoted laws, which hinder parents’ ability to choose the best education for their kids.

Why Flourishing Requires Healthy Interdependence
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

We are called to live in healthy interdependence with others, and this is the kind of relationship we need to seek with those around us.

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).