PowerLinks 11.02.15
Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 11.02.15

The Poverty Cure: Get Married
William A. Galston, Wall Street Journal

Black children bear the brunt of single parenthood’s harms.

The Value in Teaching the Bible in Prison
Jerome Copulsky, The Atlantic

Programs that give inmates access to education work—and matter.

Actually, Everyone Benefits From Free Trade
Adam Ozimek, Forbes

The most common genres of free trade criticism today revolve not around it’s average effect, but the claim that free trade creates winners and losers. While these trade critics think it is proponents who are oversimplifying and missing the point, I think it’s critics who are doing this. The important truth is, everyone wins from free trade on net.

Measuring the ‘good’ life around the world
Jacob Poushter, Pew Research

What makes a good life? Usually this question is in the domain of priests, philosophers and metaphysicians, but the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a think tank consisting of 34 mostly rich countries, sought to find the answers with data.

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).