Monks living in a remote monastery on an island in Russia have set up a mozzarella factory to supply the country with the cheese after Vladimir Putin’s government banned the import of Italian food.
USAID Shows Commitment to Democracy by Covering Up Failures
Walter Russell Mead, The American Interest
It’s long been clear that the U.S. Agency for International Development’s “pro-democracy” spending in many countries in the wider Middle East has been a boondoggle and a flop. Now it turns out that the agency’s acting Inspector General tried to cover that failure up.
It’s time for Americans to stop giving their junk to the poor
Kristen Welch, Quarz
Why do we give others—often those in service to the poor or the poor themselves—something we wouldn’t keep or give ourselves?
Five Factors Impacting Poverty Today
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
Flourishing requires faithfulness. We’re designed to be in relationship with our Creator, and marriage mirrors this intimacy. On a more mundane level, marriage allows a couple to share the burdens of daily life and of raising children.