Blog author: jcarter
by on Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Africa’s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote, to Fight Boko Haram With $2.3B Investment in Northern Nigeria
Leonardo Blair, The Christian Post

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man and the world’s 24th richest person, with an estimated net worth of $24.5 billion according to Forbes, plans to fight militant Islamist group Boko Haram in northern Nigeria with a $2.3 billion investment in the rice and sugar industries.

C.S. Lewis and the Science of Obamacare
John Daniel Davidson, The Federalist

“I believe in God, but I detest theocracy,” wrote C.S. Lewis. “For every Government consists of mere men and is, strictly viewed, a makeshift; if it adds to its commands ‘Thus saith the Lord’, it lies, and lies dangerously.”

How Far School Choice Policies Have Come in Two Decades
Lindsey Burke, The Foundry

It’s amazing how far school choice options have come in a little more than two decades.

Boko Haram and the Return of the Nigerian Slave Trade
Geoffrey Clarfield, New English Review

Given the extreme violence and the high death toll of Islamic uprisings in places like Syria and Iraq, the Western public has become accustomed to hearing about an ebb and flow of religiously inspired massacres, but it is the proud slaving propensities of Boko Haram that are a shock to the news reading public and, the fact that they openly boast about it. There is more to this story than meets the eye.