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PowerLinks 08.28.19

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Bishops welcome proposed rule to protect rights of religious employers
Catholic News Service

The chairmen of three U.S. bishops’ committees Aug. 21 welcomed a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Labor aimed at clarifying religious protections that may be invoked by federal contractors, including faith-based organizations.

Fellow Millennials: Here’s Why We Must Reject Socialism
Reaghan Waites, The Daily Signal

You’ve probably heard the criticism before: Capitalism is about greed. Socialism is about charity. But the exact opposite is true. It is socialism that inherently fosters greed.

Advice for Presidential Candidates from Bastiat
Lawrence W. Reed, FEE

Imagine the difference it could make if even one of the candidates allowed the wisdom of only one or two of these snippets to truly sink in.

Why freedom is the bedrock of prosperity – and how to defend it
John O’Connell, CapX

Free markets and free people have made the whole world richer and more equal.

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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).