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PowerLinks 01.08.18

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Black unemployment falls to lowest level on record
Heather Long, Washington Post

Black unemployment fell to 6.8 percent in December, the lowest ever recorded by the U.S. Labor Department since it began tracking the black unemployment rate in 1972.

Great Moments In Single Payer: Britain Cancels 50,000 Surgeries
Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

The UK’s vaunted single-payer system has collapsed into “third world” conditions, thanks to a lack of resources that has ambulances unable to pick up patients, who would find difficulty in getting an empty bed at a hospital.

Is the free market really so hated?
George Melloan, CapX

Sanders and Corbyn’s politics involves little more than pie-in-the-sky promises.

Reining in Regulations Will Make Americans Richer
Daniel J. Mitchell, FEE

If the current deregulatory momentum is sustained, the United States will rise in rankings and Americans will be richer.

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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).