Army of Assyrian Christians aims to fight Islamic State
Therese Apel, Crux
Assyrian Christians in the Nineveh Plain in Iraq, with the help of a group of Americans, are building a fighting machine to stand toe-to-toe with the Islamic State group to preserve their homeland, their history and their heritage.
Seven Reasons Conservatives Are Leading Criminal Justice Reform
Rachel Lu, The Federalist
One percent of the U.S. population is behind bars. We can do better than our current criminal justice system. And the Right is leading the way.
Minimum Wage for New York City’s Tipped Workers Will Increase to $7.50
Patrick McGeehan , New York Times
Continuing to push for higher wages for the state’s lowest-paid workers, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Tuesday that all of the waiters, waitresses and others who work for tips in New York City will soon get a raise of their minimum wage to $7.50 an hour.
Greg Forster, First Things
At Anamnesis, Glenn Moots reviews and responds to an important new work in this debate, Godly Republicanism by Michael Winship. Drawing on Winship, Moots argues that historians have overlooked the religious roots of an important strain of Anglo-American republicanism because it arose in a place and manner that we wouldn’t expect.