Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 08.16.19

The Economy Is about More than Money
Greg Forster, Crossway

The economy is not just money. It’s the complex system of choices we make about all our resources (including money), all our time, and all our standing in the eyes of others.

Josh Hawley and the Need for Tech Stigma
Samuel D. James, Letter & Liturgy

The senator is eager to handcuff developers with laws about “infinite scroll” and time limits. This is interesting, but it plays into Big Tech’s hands.

If China Cracks Down on Hong Kong, Will Corporate America Remember Its Morals?
David French, National Review

Corporate America needs to send a unified message: Hands off Hong Kong, or China will pay a price greater than it may want to bear.

Labor Department Proposes Religious Exemption Clarification For Government Contractors
Howard Friedman, Religion Clause

Today the Department of Labor published in the Federal Register proposed rules (full text) to clarify the scope of this exemption

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).