Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 09.29.17

Documented Cases of Religious Discrimination Jump 15%
Ian Snively, The Daily Signal

Freedom of religion isn’t as protected as some Americans may think. In fact, reported attacks on religion are increasing in the U.S. and, according to First Liberty Institute, the evidence is undeniable.

More Americans favor raising than lowering tax rates on corporations, high household incomes
Hannah Fingerhut, Pew Research

As the congressional debate over President Donald Trump’s tax overhaul begins, more Americans say tax rates on corporations and higher-income households should be raised rather than lowered.

Rent controls just don’t work. Here’s why
Tim Worstall, CapX

Free-market capitalism is the only system that has raised the living standards of ordinary people.

How Do You Know If Prices Are Fair?
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Prices help us ration our scarce resource by sending us signals about the relative availability of the things we need and want.

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).