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).

Posts by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 02.08.19

5 Ways to Teach Liberty to Young Children Nancy Littlefield, FEE The best way to preserve liberty for posterity is to make sure that those going into the future understand its importance. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.07.19

Surging Wealth Inequality Is Poverty’s Greatest Enemy John Tamny, Mises Wire The rich get rich by virtue of making what’s dear rather cheap, thus helping the poor the most. Millennials Aren’t as Cause-Oriented as You May Think Grant Skeldon, TGC If young people are looking for a cause community, then they should look no further than the church. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.06.19

Solzhenitsyn on the One Thing Marxism Can’t Control—The Soul Bruce Ashford Whether or not one had rejected the Marxist view, he argues, is the decisive factor in whether one’s soul ascended or descended under the horrors of camp life. Continue Reading...

An introduction to business fluctuations

Note: This is post #109 in a weekly video series on basic economics. Rather than moving at a steady pace, economic growth ebbs and flows and has booms and busts. Economists refer to these ups and downs around a country’s long-term GDP growth trend as “business fluctuations.” In this video by Marginal Revolution University, Alex Tabarrok discusses one of the most significant forms of fluctuations: recessions. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.05.19

The Crumbling Anti-Politics of Constitutional Patriotism Samuel Gregg, Law and Liberty The Kantian dream of undoing real nations keeps foundering on the shoals of human nature’s need for real attachments to place. Continue Reading...

Samuel Gregg: The crumbling anti-politics of constitutional patriotism

The Kantian dream of undoing real nations keeps foundering on the shoals of human nature’s need for real attachments to place, says Acton research director Samuel Gregg in a new article for Law & Liberty: If there’s anything that political earthquakes like Brexit and the ongoing spread of nationalist feeling throughout the European Union demonstrates, it’s that popular support for Europe’s integration project is floundering. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.04.19

How Populist Progressives Ignore the Unseen John O. McGinnis, Law and Liberty What separates a wise political economist or politician from a foolish one is the ability to consider the unseen consequences of their policies. Continue Reading...