Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 07.12.17

New startup challenge combines a Silicon Valley mindset with Catholic social teachings
Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News

Pope Francis has a notable new ally in his efforts to protect the environment: a team of investors mixing a Silicon Valley mindset with concern for God’s creation.

The rise of private universities in Africa is being dominated by Christian schools
Joel Carpenter, Quartz

The last two decades have seen a brisk growth in Christian universities in sub-Saharan Africa. This phenomenon exists at the intersection of two of the most dynamic social trends on the continent: the rapid rise of Christian adherence and the volatile growth of higher education.

Rick Perry — and His Critics — Still Don’t Understand Say’s Law
Per Bylund, Mises Wire

Few concepts are as misunderstood as the so-called Say’s Law. In part, this is the fault of John Maynard Keynes, who needed to do away with it to make room for interventionist policy.

Consider the Ant: Why Daily Faithfulness Matters
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

[S[uccess comes by doing the small things we know to do over time.

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).