PowerLinks 05.22.19

May 22, 2019 • by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 05.22.19

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Monetary policy: The best case scenario

Note: This is post #122 in a weekly video series on basic economics. Imagine that you’re the Fed and monetary policy is your domain, says Alex Tabarrok. The economy has been doing fine: inflation isn’t too high, GDP is growing at a reasonable rate. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 05.21.19

Are Evangelicals More Altruistic than Other Groups? Ryan Burge, Christianity Today We have hard data about just how much altruism is practiced by Americans from all religious affiliations. Remembering the Original Meaning of the American Dream James Jeffrey, The American Conservative It was about social responsibility, not material acquisition, and losing sight of it has cost us greatly. Continue Reading...

Why looting is the worst kind of theft

The Mongol ruler Genghis Khan once asked his generals, “What is the greatest happiness in life?” When they answered that it was going hunting on a spring day while riding a beautiful horse, Genghis said they were wrong. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 05.20.19

Detaching universities from the Church hasn’t freed them C C Pecknold, Catholic Herald Roger Scruton is right about the decline of universities. So let’s remember their origins. Myth: Healthy food is more expensive than unhealthy food Charlie Middleton, Big Think Poverty is exhausting and this in part drives food choices. Continue Reading...