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PowerLinks 04.08.15

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France, the West and the Islamist Challenge
Amir Taheri, Gatestone Institute

Even in poor countries that become breeding grounds for Islamic terror, the funds needed always come from richer Muslim nations. What we are facing is not a revolt of the poor.

The Supreme Court Must Rule on Mandatory GMO Labelling
Baylen Linnekin,

Congress, the states, and courts all vie to decide the future of GMO labeling.

Pope calls for end to persecution of Christians

The Pope has called for an end to the persecution of Christians in conflict, particularly in Africa and the Middle East, in his Easter message.

Minimum Wage and Magical Thinking
Ronald Bailey,

If all other factors remain equal, the higher the price of a good, the fewer people will demand it. That’s the law of demand, a fundamental idea in economics.

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).