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Understanding the quantity theory of money

Note: This is post #106 in a weekly video series on basic economics. The quantity theory of money states that there is a direct relationship between the quantity of money in an economy and the level of prices of goods and services sold. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.15.19

In China, they’re closing churches, jailing pastors – and even rewriting scripture Lily Kuo, The Guardian China’s Communist party is intensifying religious persecution as Christianity’s popularity grows. A new state translation of the Bible will establish a ‘correct understanding’ of the text. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.14.19

Protestant Theology and Nations as Moral Communities Greg Forster, Law and Liberty Is Nationalism really a unique construction of Protestant theology as Yoram Hazony claims? How Cities Make Money by Fining the Poor Matthew Shaer, New York Times In many parts of America, like Corinth, Miss., judges are locking up defendants who can’t pay — sometimes for months at a time. Continue Reading...

Samuel Gregg: Bringing natural law to the nations

“If sovereign states ordered their domestic affairs in accordance with principles of natural law,” says Acton research director Samuel Gregg at Law & Liberty, “the international sphere would benefit greatly.” During periods of resurgent national feeling, it’s common for enthusiasts of liberal international order and human rights activists to begin emphasizing the importance of international law and the way they think it should guide and restrain the choices of nations. Continue Reading...