Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 06.20.19

The case for capitalism lies in the prosperity it delivers
Patrick Spencer, CapX

The case for capitalism should be made in terms of the material improvements it has delivered.

Three Problems with Capitalism
Arnold Kling, Medium

To have a modern, wealthy society, the culture must accord some respect to leaders in commerce, finance, and business growth. But we can question how much respect for these fields is too much.

How I Learned to Reject Political Partisanship and Embrace Liberty
Rory Margraf, FEE

A journey toward embracing the ideology of individual liberty and peace.

Trump tariffs crush U.S. pig farmers
Keegan Elmer, Politico

American pig farmers are estimated to be losing out on $1 billion in exports as a result of the continued tensions between the two global economic powers.

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).