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On this episode of Acton Line, Rev. Ben Johnson, senior editor at Acton, speaks with Rev. Richard Turnbull from the Center for Enterprise, Markets, and Ethics, to talk about the importance of private, voluntary institutions, drawing examples from how things have gone amiss in the UK when the government has stepped in for the church. After that, occasional host Bruce Walker welcomes Emily Jashinsky, culture editor at the Federalist, onto the podcast to discuss how American movies are being increasingly funded by China and as a result, facing significant censorship.​

Check out these additional resources on this week’s podcast topics:

Read more from Rev. Ben Johnson

Apply here for Acton University

Read “Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biopic ‘On the Basis of Sex’ Latest Hollywood Film With Chinese Backing,” by Emily Jashinski 

Listen: “How China Is Taking Control of Hollywood”

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Featured image credit: Jonathan Wenk / © Focus Features / courtesy Everett Collection.