PowerLinks 08.08.19

On Writing, Economics, and Writing About Economics David Deavel, The Imaginative Conservative Economics is one of the necessary tools that call forth the creativity and cooperation in us—aspects of our being made in the image of God. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.07.19

Humanitarianism and the Greatest Commandments Chandler Lasch, Real Clear Religion A love of man that denies both the image of God in him and his fallen nature turns man into a false god. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.06.19

God And The Economists Jerry Bowyer, Forbes Adam Smith, the great theorist free markets, said they do not work without God Why Welfare Hasn’t Cured Poverty Genevieve Wood, The Daily Signal We’re clearly spending a lot of money, so why have we not ended poverty? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.05.19

A Christian Case for Religious Liberty Nathaniel Peters, Law and Liberty Religious liberty and freedom of conscience exist in the West because Christians developed them from the truths they held. Alexis de Tocqueville on “Democratic” Socialism Vicki E. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.02.19

Pete Buttigieg Calls Opponents Of A $15 Minimum Wage ‘So-called Christians’ Joshua Lawson, The Federalist The failed economic policies put forth by Pete Buttigieg hurt the same poor he wants to help. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.01.19

Helping the Needy: What’s the Christian Thing to Do? Lawrence W. Reed, FEE Would Jesus, his apostles, or anyone of authority in the early Church approve of socialism? Elizabeth Warren threatens a lose-lose US trade policy Oliver Wiseman, CapX By toxifying protectionism, it looks like the President has detoxified trade. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.31.19

World Bank Study Finds That Deregulation Reduces Extreme Poverty Craig Eyermann, The Beacon National Service Is a Terrible Idea Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic John Delaney’s plan amounts to forced labor. What’s Exceptional About American Exceptionalism? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.30.19

Communism and Catholicism Are Not Compatible Nora Sullivan, CNS News Just as Communism is actively opposed to Christianity, so is Catholicism opposed to communism both in practice and in theory. Capitalism Isn’t the Reason We’re Unhappy Ryan McMaken, Mises Wire Doctrinaire anti-capitalists have now branched out into blaming capitalism for a host of other social, ecological, and psychological ills. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.29.19

Edmund Burke’s Case for Private Charity Over the Welfare State Kai Weiss, Mises Wire When it comes to the role of government in society, a relatively unknown work of his can be especially illuminating. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.26.19

What the Founders Had to Say About National Debt Cal Thomas, The Daily Signal The Founders of the United States of America warned against massive federal debt, but, to our detriment, their political descendants are not paying attention. Continue Reading...