“Poverty porn” awards poke fun at charity stereotypes
Martin Morse Wooster, Philanthropy Daily
The hopeless people in these ads aren’t people; they’re objects of our pity, who can never change or improve their station in life.
Jacques: DeVos grades herself ‘solid B+ to A-’
Ingrid Jacques, The Detroit News
This month marks the first full year that Michigan native Betsy DeVos has held her job as U.S. education secretary.
France debates how to pay for saving crumbling cathedrals
John Laurenson, Marketplace
In France, the government owns all historic churches and is responsible for their upkeep.
Inequality measures as benchmarks for improvement in quality of life are, at best, faulty and misleading.