Won’t Somebody Please Rescue the Poor Tradinistas Slaving Away as Baristas?
William M Briggs, The Stream
A difficulty with criticizing the Tradinista movement is the embarrassment of poverties: there are so many things wrong, one must pick and choose carefully.
The Vatican’s Illusions About Chinese Communism
David Feith, Wall Street Journal
Cardinal Joseph Zen says that the Holy See misunderstands how repressive China is.
Are Americans Too Corrupt to Value Liberty?
John C. Chalberg, FEE
The founders’ lodestars were liberty and equality. They assumed that greatness and strength would pretty much come along for the ride.
Can Poverty Lead To Mental Illness?
Emily Sohn, NPR
Can poverty really cause mental illness? It’s a complex question that is fairly new to science. Despite high rates of both poverty and mental disorders around the world, researchers only started probing the possible links about 25 years ago.