Blog author: jcarter
Thursday, August 1, 2013
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Happy Birthday, Milton Friedman: Champion of Educational Freedom
Brittany Corona, The Foundry

On the late, great, Nobel Prize–winning economist Milton Friedman’s 101st birthday, it is fitting to remember his legacy of school choice and continue the fight for educational opportunity he left for us.

My “Success” Story: What I Learned from Jesus and John Wooden
Tyler Castle, Values & Capitalism

Our culture tells us two hopeful, but also damaging, lies about success. They are: 1) “If you work hard enough, you can be anything you want to be;” and 2) “You can be the best in the world.”

Why U.S. International Religious Freedom Policy Fails
George Weigel, First Things

According to Dr. Farr, “it would be difficult to name a single country in the world over the past fifteen years where American religious freedom policy has helped reduce religious persecution or to increase religious freedom in any substantial or sustained way.”

C.S. Lewis and the Three Enemies of Work
Elise Amyx, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

While most of us don’t know what it feels like to cram for an exam while bombs are exploding in the distance, we can all relate to feeling that our work isn’t very important from time to time.


  • Curt Day

    Happy Birthday Milton Friedman? Isn’t it his economics that is allowing wealth and power to consolidate at the top, those with wealth to excuse themselves from social responsibilities, and uses small devastations to bring larger devastations both to economies and democracies? We are saying “happy birthday” to that Milti?