PowerLinks 03.02.16
Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 03.02.16

Are Working Class Gripes Real, Or Exaggerated?
Joy Pullmann, The Federalist

If you just look in economic terms, America’s bottom third has it better than 99 percent of people in world history. They’ve still got legitimate grievances.

The Concentration of Poverty in American Schools
Janie Boschma and Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic

An exclusive analysis uncovers that students of color in the largest 100 cities in the United States are much more likely to attend schools where most of their peers are poor or low-income.

Poll: Only 15 percent say they have benefited from ObamaCare
Sarah Ferris, The Hill

Just 15 percent of people say they have personally benefited from ObamaCare, although more than one-third believe it has helped the people of their state, according to a poll released Monday.

Why liberals may be out of step with everyday Americans when it comes to religion
Arthur C. Brooks, AEI

During this wild and unconventional GOP presidential primary, one axiom of conservative politics seems to have stayed in place – faith matters. In their own unique way, each of the remaining candidates has leveraged their religious views to connect with everyday voters. However, some seem to think that this approach is anachronistic and out of touch with the pulse of American politics in the 21st century.

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).