PowerLinks 04.05.16
Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 04.05.16

Most of Europe Is a Lot Poorer than Most of the United States
Daniel J. Mitchell, FEE

It’s a sign of American prosperity that we can afford to buy more from other nations than they can afford to buy from us.

Look Out China, US Manufacturing is Headed for No. 1
Steve Minter, IndustryWeek

Advanced manufacturing technologies are helping to push the United States back toward being the most competitive manufacturing nation in the world, according to a new survey of global CEOs and other senior executives.

Mobile Phones Promise to Bring Banking to the World’s Poorest
Rodger Voorhies, Harvard Business Review

The rapid proliferation of mobile platforms and the digital services that move across them are transforming the world in countless ways.

The Panama Papers show how corruption really works in Russia
Mark Galeotti, Vox

Whereas in many countries corruption is the means by which elites turn their power into money, in Russia it is the other way around — corruption is a way to get and keep the political power that is so much more important than mere wealth.

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).