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Venezuelans try new food strategies to combat hunger, malnutrition
Hildegard Willer, Catholic News Service

One of the many contradictions in contemporary Venezuela is that food producers cannot escape the food shortage.

Free Markets Help Food Banks Feed More People
Charles Hughes, FEE

Even in areas removed from revenue or profit considerations, free markets can provide value.

Development aid isn’t reaching the poorest. Here’s what that means.
Ryan Briggs, Washington Post

Poorer countries tend to receive more aid than richer countries. However, within the poorer countries, richer cities and regions are more likely to receive at least some aid. And in dollar terms, the aid these places get typically outstrips aid headed to poorer regions.

Impacting Your Workplace Starts with Your Character
Art Lindsley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

What’s at stake isn’t just a matter of avoiding personal sin and sinning against others; it’s also a matter of our ability to impact culture.

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Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).

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