Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 07.23.19

How to Talk to Millennials About Socialism
Ben Wilterdink, The Beacon

While it is true that many, or even most, Millennials tell pollsters that they prefer socialism over capitalism, this finding obscures the fact that many don’t really understand what those terms mean.

House Votes to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour
Rachel del Guidice, The Daily Signal

The House voted 231-199 Thursday to raise the national minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 an hour over six years, with Democrats contending the bill would raise wages for millions of Americans.

Natural Law Globalism
Jason Morgan, The University Bookman

Doak has given us not only a biography of one of the most intriguing figures of twentieth-century jurisprudence, but also a glimpse of an entirely different vision for globalism, grounded not in anti-national institutions or private greed but in the natural law.

When (and How Much) Americans Care about Inequality
Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review

The majority opinion isn’t what Democratic presidential candidates talk about.

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).