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PowerLinks 06.06.19

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Why a Former CEO Says Capitalism, Not Socialism, Encourages Morality
Daniel Davis, The Daily Signal

Andy Puzder wants young Americans to understand that socialism isn’t just ineffective, but is morally inferior to capitalism.

UN-backed eco-activism threatens to turn back the clock on development
Chris Bullivant, CapX

Agroecology is a dangerous, backwards idea that would have deeply damaging consequences.

Capitalists are debating capitalism—and socialism—more than they have in years
Eshe Nelson, Quartz

More than 40% of Americans say socialism would be a good thing for the country, according to a Gallup survey published earlier this week. Capitalists sense the threat.

The Economics of Rain: Why Water Shortages Shouldn’t Be a Problem in Most Parts of the World
Kevin Baldeosingh, FEE

Applying market principles to water production and distribution can solve most, if not all, of the world’s water deficiencies.

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).