PowerLinks 08.15.19

August 15, 2019 • by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 08.15.19

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Europe is (again) in economic trouble

With some Americans wondering whether the United States is headed for a recession, it’s worth looking across the Atlantic to see what is happening to the economies of Western Europe. Alas, there are many indicators that much of the old continent is headed, yet again, for a significant economic slide. Continue Reading...

Trump backs off his decision to tax Bibles

Is President Trump finally beginning to understand how tariffs harm Americans? On Tuesday Trump said he was backing off his September 1 deadline for 10% tariffs on some Chinese imports. “We’re doing this for Christmas season, just in case some of the tariffs would have an impact on U.S. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.14.19

When Limitless Relativism Meets Limitless Moralism Daniel J. Mahoney, Law and Liberty James F. Pontuso’s wonderfully accessible book on what happens when virtue and morality are severed from their grounding in nature and reason. Continue Reading...

Drucker on the church that puts economics in perspective

This is the second in a series of essays on Peter Drucker’s early works.  In The End of Economic Man, Peter Drucker was impressed (not pleased, but impressed) with the ability of fascists and communists to gain the support of millions of people by offering an alternative to economic status within a society. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.13.19

There Is No Government Shortcut for Entrepreneurial Success Brooke Medina and Doug McCullough, FEE Elizabeth Warren’s belief that government is capable of “leveling the playing field” does a disservice to the unique entrepreneurial ecosystem that free enterprise facilitates. Continue Reading...