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PowerLinks 10.03.14

Israeli-Arab Priest to UN: “Israel Only Place Where Christians in Middle East Are Safe” Anav Silverman , Breaking Israel News In a speech to the United Nations Human Rights Council today on September 23, Father Gabriel Naddaf, an Israeli Arab Greek Orthodox priest from Nazareth, called attention to the plight of Christian minorities suffering under Muslim extremists in the Arab world. Continue Reading...

Ukraine in the Crosshairs: Its Ongoing Turbulent Relationship with Russia

On Tuesday, Acton’s Todd Huizinga took part in a West Michigan World Trade Association panel discussion on “US and EU Sanctions on Russia: How They Affect You.” He was joined by three other panelists who focused respectively on the legal, economic, and political ramifications of the current Russian/Ukrainian conflict and the sanctions it has evoked. Continue Reading...

Provoking Backlashes to Shut Down ALEC, Political Debate

I listen to National Public Radio nearly on a daily basis even though I know there are far-more productive ways to spend one’s time. On today’s “Diane Rehm Show,” the discussion was on the American Legislative Exchange Council, how much cash it received from bogeymen-of-the-left Charles and David Koch, and climate change. Continue Reading...

Samuel Gregg: Europe Is Rotting

Sam Gregg, Acton’s Director of Research, bemoans the state of Europe in The American Spectator today. In a piece entitled, “Something is Rotten in the State of Europe,” Gregg begins by noting that Germany seems to have lost all common sense. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.02.14

Fusionism, Hobby Lobby, and the Constitution Brandon James Smith, Public Discourse Responses to the Hobby Lobby case demonstrate the importance of conservatives and libertarians working toward common goals. John Carroll: America’s Bishop George J. Continue Reading...