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In Praise of Discontentment
Isaac Morehouse, Values & Capitalism

Our desire to improve our conditions is powerful, and our ability to imagine a better life than what we have serves humanity like little else.

The Economics of Income
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

When these shortages eventually go away, relative salaries can be expected to level out. That is the market’s way of telling us that we have “enough” providers of nursing services for the moment.

Turn Distrust Of Millionaires Against The Tax Hikers
Logan Albright, AFF Doublethink

Whenever a politician says something along the lines of “we don’t care about ideology, we care about what works,” get nervous.

Thinking Well About Things (Other Than Politics)
C.C. Pecknold, Ethika Politika

One of our greatest living philosophers, Alasdair MacIntyre, recently gave a lecture at the University of Notre Dame titled “Catholic instead of what?”

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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).