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PowerLinks – 11.29.12

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On Farmers and Subsidies
Jake Tawney, The American Catholic

One of the farmers explained it in a single sentence, “Subsidies only subsidize those who don’t pay taxes.” 

Value, Trade & Faith
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

One of the biggest debates throughout the history of economics is how value is defined and determined. I want to take a look at this question and what it means for our work and our faith.

With Democracy For All and Freedom for None
Daniel Greenfield, Sultan Knish

When government power isn’t limited, then democracy is just tyranny with a popular vote behind it.

It’s Not Just the Economy’s Fault
Joy Pullman, Values & Capitalism

It irks me that a dominant narrative about why Millennials don’t grow up is “the economy made them do it.”

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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).