US Economic Freedom Has Hit a Historic Low. What Happened?
Anthony B. Kim, The Daily Signal
It’s already been eight years since the Great Recession, yet the U.S. economy has been just inching along, with its productivity flagging and millions being locked out of the labor market.
Christians and Wealth: How Much Is Too Much?
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
Jesus didn’t ultimately want his money, he wanted his whole heart—an internal righteousness.
In DR Congo, an upsurge of violence against the Church
Catholic News Service
After the Church played a crucial role as mediator in negotiations that led to an agreement that President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo will step down following elections to be held late this year, Catholics face a violent backlash. The leader of the Church in the DRC has issued an appeal about “the alarming security situation” in his country.
Innovation and economic growth in the early 20th century and lessons for today
Adam Millsap, Mercatus Center
Economic growth is vital for improving our lives and the primary long-run determinant of economic growth is innovation. More innovation means better products, more choices for consumers and a higher standard of living. Worldwide, hundreds of millions of people have been lifted out of poverty due to the economic growth that has occurred in many countries since the 1970s.