Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 07.25.19

The Debt Is Mounting. Here’s How to Rescue Our Children’s Future.
Romina Boccia, The Daily Signal

With an economy that’s strong, that creates opportunities, and that grows wages, people are experiencing the American dream. But this dream is in danger of becoming the American nightmare.

The Steel Tariffs Have Failed
Andrew Moran, Mises Wire

Has the president fulfilled his promise? Let’s just say that economics has reared its ugly head again.

Spies, Federal Grants, and Cronyism
Craig Eyermann, The Beacon

Cronyism that enables favored academics to regularly receiving federal grants to fund their research is not limited to the Department of Defense’s Office of Net Assessments

Can the Freedom Caucus Convince Trump to Derail This Awful Budget Deal? If Not, Fiscal Conservatism Is Truly Dead.
Eric Boehm, Reason

The House Freedom Caucus could reverse its trend towards irrelevancy by successfully swaying Trump to turn against the new budget deal.

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).