PowerLinks 12.14.15
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PowerLinks 12.14.15

Can Google Silence the Church?
Chelsen Vicari, Juicy Ecumenism

Where will the next challenge to religious liberty arise? Among some, there is a growing concern that the next threat to religious liberty will be a cyber showdown.

American Liberalism’s War On The Poor: The ‘Tax The Rich’ Myth
Tom Rogan, Opportunity Lives

All economic choices have consequences. And whatever liberals might claim, their “tax the rich” proposals would cause most harm to the poorest in our society. Again, on paper, it sounds great: taxing the person behind the tree, leads to a happier society for you and for me!

Study Finds School Choice Increases Integration in Schools
Blair Kacynski, The Daily Signal

After decades of initiatives in American public schools to close the achievement gap, the gap between low-income and non-minority students persists. A new study by the Friedman Foundation suggests that school choice may be our best tool for narrowing gaps and increasing integration in schools.

Can ‘Faithful Presence’ Change the World? Some Christian Leaders Aren’t so Sure.
James Clark, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Ultimately, the question may be whether we have more to fear from a road to hell paved with our good intentions, or a road to hell paved with intentions from the enemies of Christianity.

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).