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PowerLinks 10.28.15

Russian Orthodox Official Warns Eating Potato Chips Is ‘Sinful’
The Moscow Times

Orthodox believers should shun unhealthy foods such as potato chips and products made by corrupt manufacturers because they are sinful, Moscow Patriarchate deputy speaker Roman Bogdasarov was cited as telling the Interfax news agency by the RBC news website on Sunday.

Why Intellectuals Hate Capitalism
Nick Gillespie, Reason.com

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey on entrepreneurship, snobbery, and the minimum wage.

World Catholic leaders appeal for bold climate change agreement
Philip Pullella, Reuters

Roman Catholic leaders from around the world made an unprecedented joint appeal on Monday to a forthcoming U.N. conference on climate change to produce “a truly transformational” agreement to stem global warming.

Ask Not Who’s Running For President, Ask Who’s Running For School Board
Stella Morabito, The Federalist

The decisions of our local officials have a far more direct impact on our lives than those of federal officials. Let’s keep it that way.

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).