PowerLinks 02.20.19

Cuba’s proposed constitution cuts religious freedom Diana Chandler, Baptist Press Cuban pastors are resisting pressure to support a Feb. 24 constitutional referendum that further limits religious freedoms in the Communist nation, international religious liberty advocates said. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.19.19

Covetousness and Inequality James R. Rogers, Law and Liberty Once we indulge the taste to take away simply because others have, there is no end but desolation. 10 Books That Reveal the Idolatrous Nature of Marxism Bruce Ashford Here are ten books I recommend for people who wish to understand the idolatrous nature of Marxism and its corrosive effects on individuals and societies. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.18.19

Five Steps to Developing a Christian View on Economics Elise Daniel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics Mathematical data can be very helpful in economic analysis, but you don’t need to be a math whiz to understand economics. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.15.19

Helping the Poor Versus Reducing Inequality Mike Rappaport, Law and Liberty It is not income equality, but making the poor well off that is an important value for government policy. Don’t Blame Capitalism for the Decline of the Extended Family Ryan McMaken, Mises Wire A common myth about capitalism — and its associated ideology, (classical) liberalism — is that capitalism and liberalism somehow “force” people to prefer consumption and profit maximization above all other value systems. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.14.19

What a Title IX Proposal Means for Religious Liberty Alexandra McPhee, RealClarEducation Faith-based educational institutions might see a welcome change in federal regulations on the horizon. It’s no surprise that unequal societies are less concerned about inequality Tim Worstall, CapX Attitudes to inequality prove HL Mencken’s famous point about democracy. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.13.19

Federal Court: University Of Iowa Illegally Discriminated Against Christian Student Groups Nicole Russell, The Federalist Court documents revealed the public university kept a ‘watch list’ of student groups on probation. All of the groups on the list were religious. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.12.19

What Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Could Learn from G.K. Chesterton Chuck Chalberg, FEE Once in power, democratic socialists cease to be democratic. Is Religious Freedom for Christians Only? Editorial Board, New York Times Domineque Hakim Marcelle Ray wanted an imam by his side when he was executed. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.11.19

Freedom Is Future-Facing Doug McCullough, FEE Despite widespread anti-capitalist fearmongering about automation and technology, when all is said and done, the market will still demand human workers and consumers. What We Don’t Know About a $15 Minimum Wage Is Scary Michael R. Continue Reading...

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...