Adam Smith’s Refreshing Idea of Justice
Vernon Smith, Wall Street Journal
His definition attempts to minimize harm while maximizing freedom.
Religious freedom is basis of all other freedoms in U.S., cardinal says
Marie Mischel, Catholic News Service
The nation’s Bill of Rights guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion, New York Cardinal Timothy M. Continue Reading...
Why Pastors Should Engage Abraham Kuyper
William Edgar, Credo
Three realms where Kuyper’s burdens ought to challenge the contemporary pastor are the church, education, and politics.
What Is True Liberty?
Gene Edward Veith, Ligonier Ministries
Today many of us assume that freedom means getting to do whatever we want. Continue Reading...
Why the Minimum Wage Can’t Solve the Poverty Problem
Paul Boyce, FEE
A higher minimum wage is sold as a way to help millions out of poverty. The reality is that it only benefits a small minority to the cost of everyone else. Continue Reading...
The Bible’s Impact on Human Rights
Lauren Green Mcaffee and Michael Mcafee, Christianity Today
The ideas of human dignity and respect for all didn’t develop in a vacuum.
Quantifying the Economic Benefits of Reducing the Regulatory Burden
Daniel J. Continue Reading...
How America Reconciled Patriotism and Free Markets
Samuel Gregg, Law and Liberty
The United States is a very fractious place these days. One of the biggest splits crisscrossing the left and the right concerns economic policy. Continue Reading...
“Pardon me, but I’m going to pause for a minute because something really exciting just happened. My close friend from law school and the Deputy General Counsel of [First Liberty Institute] has just been confirmed to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.”
This news broke during Andrew Graham’s presentation at Acton University 2019 on “A Cross, A Cake, and A Crisis: Two Attacks on Religious and Economic Freedom.” Graham is the executive director of policy and education and a senior fellow at First Liberty, which represented the American Legion in the Bladensburg Cross Case, The American Legion v.Continue Reading...
How poverty skews justice
Kate Trammell, ERLC
Criminal records and removing barriers to second chances.
America is in the grip of a living standards myth
Marian L. Tupy, CapX
Populism feeds on myths about living standards that simply don’t stand up to scrutiny. Continue Reading...
What Is Biblical Stewardship?
R.C. Sproul, Ligonier Ministries
How we use our resources is the subject of economics, and in a biblical sense it is the chief concern of stewardship.
Escaping Poverty — Not Inequality — Is What Matters
Chris Calton, Mises Wire
Egalitarian ethics are pervasive in our society, despite a multitude of logical problems. Continue Reading...
Economists don’t agree on much, but what they do agree on is being ignored
Allison Schrager, Quartz
Here are just a few of the principles accepted by mainstream economists that are being ignored by policy makers. Continue Reading...