Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 08.06.19

God And The Economists
Jerry Bowyer, Forbes

Adam Smith, the great theorist free markets, said they do not work without God

Why Welfare Hasn’t Cured Poverty
Genevieve Wood, The Daily Signal

We’re clearly spending a lot of money, so why have we not ended poverty?

Another Proposal to Fund Paid Parental Leave without Expanding the Government
Robert Verbruggen, National Review

Bill Cassidy and Kyrsten Sinema want to create a new benefit by adding flexibility to existing benefits.

Recycling: Wasting Resources While Claiming to Conserve Them
Lee Friday, Mises Wire

In our rush to conserve resources, we forget that resources are required for the task of recycling, and we just assume the government is doing the right thing.

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).