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Groundhog years in Argentina

History | Argentina was once one of the richest countries in the world, but an embrace of ever-growing government made it poor
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 1/16/20, 02:41 pm

Americans seeking a basic understanding of Argentina’s troubled past and probable future should meld two movies many have seen: Evita (1996) and Groundhog Day (1993).

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Affirmative action—or else

Government | Virtue doesn’t best come by force
by Joel Belz
Posted 1/02/20, 02:50 pm

Civil governments, by their very nature, are better at telling people what not to do than what they should do. That’s why affirmative action, as a function of civil government, fails so miserably.

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Seeking a free society

Politics | A conversation with Christian libertarians
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 1/01/20, 12:02 pm

WORLD’s Q&As include perspectives from Christians who diverge from the evangelical mainstream: a Democrat in the last issue, two libertarians in this one. Elise Daniel, co-founder of Bellwether Communications, edited Called to Freedom: Why You Can Be Christian and Libertarian (2017). Taylor Barkley, a program officer at Stand Together, wrote a chapter in that book. Here are excerpts of their comments before a student audience.

How did you become a Christian libertarian?

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