N. Korea tops persecution list for 14th year
As North Korea once again held its spot for the 14th consecutive year as the most dangerous country for Christians, religious persecution on every continent has appeared to increase, according to a new report.
Who’d a-thunk it? Retailers like Wal-Mart make location decisions based on labor costs?
Mark J. Perry, AEI Ideas
To help better understand how “Wal-Mart’s scalpel targeted stores that have the highest minimum wages in the country,” consider the map above showing three Walmart stores along a 5-mile stretch of Interstate 880.
Adam Smith on Society’s Exploitation of the Rich
James R. Rogers, First Things
Donald Trump ascribing responsibility for his first two failed marriages to working “like, twenty-two hours a day” brought to mind Adam Smith’s invocation of the “invisible hand” in his 1759 work, The Theory of Moral Sentiments.
Attention Bernie Sanders: Europe gave up on its socialist paradise years ago
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, The Week
The thing that Bernie Sanders, and many of his supporters miss, is that European socialism isn’t what it used to be. It’s a lot less socialist than it used to be.