Globalization’s ill effects have been wildly exaggerated
Robert J. Samuelson, Washington Post
Globalization has gotten a bad rap. The Trump White House associates it with all manner of economic evil, especially job loss. The administration has made undoing the damage a central part of its economic strategy.
Trump promises to protect Christians at Liberty commencement speech
Lauren Markoe, Religion News Service
Donald Trump’s commencement speech at Liberty University was in friendly territory that followed tumultuous days in which the Republican president came in for forceful criticism for his firing of former FBI Director James Comey, who was investigating charges of Russia’s meddling in the presidential campaign.
Christian persecution focus of global summit
Tom Strode, Baptist Press
Hundreds of church leaders from around the world gathered in solidarity at an inaugural summit in Washington, D.C., to speak up in defense of persecuted Christians.
Beyond Profits: Businesses Thriving by Putting People First
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
In what they call the ‘economics of mutuality’ the focus is on a triple bottom line, which factors in people, planet, and profits.