PowerLinks 06.15.15
Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 06.15.15

Conserving Religious Liberty For All
Sen. Mike Lee, Hillsdale College

Today I would like to discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by the vulnerability of one of those ideals in particular: America’s tradition of religious diversity, tolerance, and freedom.

Why Poor People Stay Poor
Steve Chapman, Reason.com

Hazards hamper the ability of many to lift themselves out.

King v. Burwell Pits Rule Of Law Against Rule By Decree
John Daniel Davidson, The Federalist

How the Obama administration has handled Obamacare is at odds with fundamental American concepts like rule of law and separation of powers. The Supreme Court should see that in King v. Burwell.

How the Poor Make Better Financial Decisions Than the Wealthy
Anuj Shah, Slate

People often assume that the poor are less competent than the wealthy. Some even suggest that the poor have flawed values or ways of thinking. But my colleagues and I have recently found that the poor outperform the rich at some financial decisions. Under poverty, people develop a unique expertise.

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).