Warren Buffett explains — simply and clearly — why a $15 minimum wage is bad for workers
James Pethokoukis, AEI Ideas
Wise words from Warren Buffett. The Oracle of Omaha predicts how the rush to sharply raise the minimum wage will end. (Spoiler: badly for the people the policy purports to help.) And Buffett also offers a smart alternative to help low-income workers.
Appeals courts shoot down Catholic groups in contraception mandate cases
Gabriel Malor, Hot Air
It was a rough week for Catholic groups arguing that the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act protects them from being forced to facilitate the provision of contraception to their employees in violation of the groups’ religious beliefs.
The Millennium Development Goals brought incredible attention to the importance of primary education for both girls and boys. But I think the level of education required to understand complex health information extends beyond primary school.
Should We Just Give Money and Then Walk Away?
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
We cannot solely focus on the short term. Doing so is a necessary but not sufficient condition for poverty alleviation.