PowerLinks 11.03.15
Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 11.03.15

Michael Matheson Miller on Poverty, Inc
Russ Roberts, EconTalk

Michael Matheson Miller of the Acton Institute and the Director of the documentary Poverty, Inc., talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his award-winning documentary on the barriers facing the poor around the world

It takes four days to officially start a business in New York—and 101 days in Sao Paulo
Ashley Rodriguez, Quartz

Starting a business is never easy. But the process of registering a company is much more difficult and time consuming in some countries around the world than in others.

Pope Francis urges world religions to fight extremism, fundamentalism
Inés San Martín, Crux

Pope Francis on Wednesday called on the world’s religions to join forces in the fight against fundamentalism and extremism, arguing instead for a focus on “positive values” such as the promotion of peace, care for the poor, and environmental protection.

Texas case sees religious liberty, home-school rules collide
Will Weissert, Associated Press

The Texas Supreme Court is hearing the case of an El Paso family that could shake up booming home-school ranks in Texas and beyond.

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).