PowerLinks 09.05.19

The Point of Kuyperian Pluralism Jonathan Chaplin, Comment Facing exploitative capitalism and overweening statism, Kuyper’s vision of pluralism should still inspire Christians today. You’re Not Pushing Paper Across A Desk. You’re Saving the World. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.04.19

Five things I learned about envy in politics Laura Seay, Washington Post Why do some people seem to vote against their economic interests? Why do politicians enact policies that seem contrary to the interests of the people who vote for them? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.03.19

A Theology of Financial Independence Sawyer Nyquist, Fathom Being financially free has its virtues, but it also has its vices. What’s Wrong with Protectionism? Mercatus Center Answering common objections to free trade. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.02.19

History of Labor Day U.S. Department Of Labor On September 2, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor celebrates and honors the greatest worker in the world – the American worker. Labor Day 2019 is the 125th anniversary of Labor Day being celebrated as a national holiday. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.30.19

Bernie Sanders’s Upside-Down Concept of “Morality” Bradley Thomas, Mises Wire While often declaring goods like health care and day care “rights,” Sanders also insists that political solutions, rather than voluntary charity, are the only truly moral means of achieving justice. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.29.19

War for Poverty Bryan Caplan, EconLib When a country is mired in poverty, violent revolution is the most emotionally appealing remedy. Economic Nationalism Is a Philosophy of War Ludwig von Mises, Mises Wire It is certainly true that our age is full of conflicts which generate war. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.28.19

Bishops welcome proposed rule to protect rights of religious employers Catholic News Service The chairmen of three U.S. bishops’ committees Aug. 21 welcomed a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Labor aimed at clarifying religious protections that may be invoked by federal contractors, including faith-based organizations. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.27.19

God or Government: What an Economy of “Nones” May Mean for Our Future Kelly Hanlon, Public Discourse G.K. Chesterton may have summed up our current situation best: men who stop believing in God do not believe in nothing, but believe in anything. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.26.19

A Christian’s Perspective on Economic Downturn Greg Forster, Crossway We live in an age of economic anxiety,1 and it’s only going to get more disrupted. Why American Democracy Is Worth Defending Alexander Salter, The Imaginative Conservative What is American democracy, and why is it worth defending? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.23.19

Why the Physical Earth Matters to God Ian K. Smith, Crossway In our prayers at church, how often do we give thanks for those who labor in the mundane jobs that keep society going? Continue Reading...