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PowerLinks 11.22.17

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The government isn’t the answer to educational inequality
Corey DeAngelis, CapX

The government obligation to fund schools doesn’t mean they should operate them.

The Russian Revolution, 100 Years On: Its Enduring Allure and Menace
Douglas Murray, National Review

Violent Communist leaders of the past are still embraced on the far left, where their discredited ideas remain in circulation.

Protectionism Isn’t Patriotism
Gary M. Galles, FEE

“Protecting” domestic businesses from foreign competition does no favors for consumers.

Chinese Communist Party Vows to ‘Sinicize Religions’ in China
Charlotte Gao, The Diplomat

Remarks at the Congress continue last year’s campaign to force religions to adapt to “socialist society.”

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).