Pope warns oil executives: Climate change may ‘destroy civilization’
Avery Anapol, The Hill
Pope Francis on Saturday issued a dire warning to top oil executives, saying that climate change could “destroy civilization.”
The cowardice of the political class
Robert J. Samuelson, Washington Post
The trustees for Social Security and Medicare issued their annual reports last week. This is cause for discouragement because it reminds us how much we’ve mortgaged the country’s future to spending for older Americans.
The state of the North Korean economy might surprise you
Dan Kopf, Quartz
Although data have not been released for 2017, many experts believe that the economy may still be growing, albeit more slowly.
Study finds Catholic school correlates with student’s self-control
Christine Rousselle, Catholic News Agency
Catholic elementary school students, regardless of race, sex, or socioeconomic status, have more self-control and self-discipline than their peers enrolled in either public schools or non-Catholic private schools, a recent study by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute found.