PowerLinks 06.09.15
Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 06.09.15

Supreme Court unleashes its inner libertarian
Jeffrey Toobin, CNN

Freedom of speech, religion differences between U.S., Europe illustrated by Supreme Court rulings.

The underground Christian network smuggling refugees out of North Korea
Maureen Callahan, New York Post

When Kim was nearly 4 years old, his father, a respected member of the Workers’ Party of Korea, was so successful that he was able to build a house for his young family. It was 1994.

4 Ways Bad Economics Journalism Happens
Salim Furth, The Federalist

Economics reporters recently insisted a new study discourages reducing government debt. It does no such thing.

America’s Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail
Matt Ford, The Atlantic

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.

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).