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PowerLinks 10.13.17

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Cut Foreign Aid to Help the World’s Poor
Matt Warner, FEE

Outsiders have a basic knowledge problem that makes their efforts futile at best and harmful at worst.

Novak-as-Liberationist Won’t Fly
Michael Matheson Miller, Library of Law and Liberty

Reno’s reading of Novak is a caricature. He attributes positions to Novak that anyone who has read his work or spent any time with him knows are not accurate.

With economic freedom comes female empowerment
Chelsea Follett, CapX

The feel-good programmes that give chickens to poor women don’t lead to long-term economic gain.

Don’t Dismiss the Value of Property Rights in Helping Poor Nations
Art Lindsley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

[De Soto] argues that even the poorest nations have more than enough assets to be successful.

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).