Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 07.24.19

Wars on Poverty
Marvin Olasky, WORLD

About once a month a WORLD reader asks me, “What should I read to learn how to help the poor and how not to?”

Industrial Policy and National Conservatism: A Debate
Law and Liberty

Oren Cass and Richard Reinsch debate the resolution, “America should adopt an industrial policy.”

Where a Major Child-Poverty Report Went Wrong
Robert VerBruggen, Institute for Family Studies

When the report dropped in February, conservatives were especially irked by its sidelining of work requirements.

The Robot Apocalypse Has Been Postponed
Ross Douthat, New York Times

The delay of self-driving cars is another sign that stagnation still trumps acceleration.

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).