Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 08.29.19

War for Poverty
Bryan Caplan, EconLib

When a country is mired in poverty, violent revolution is the most emotionally appealing remedy.

Economic Nationalism Is a Philosophy of War
Ludwig von Mises, Mises Wire

It is certainly true that our age is full of conflicts which generate war. However, these conflicts do not spring from the operation of the unhampered market society.

Free schools are flourishing, but there’s no room for complacency
Daniel Zealander, CapX

There are welcome signs that ministers want to get back to the original ethos of free schools.

Lost Your Job? Perhaps It’s God’s Gift of a Career Change
Gary Hansen, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

I finally stopped talking about the past and started talking about my plans for the future.

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).