The Policy Prescriptions of Pope Francis
Barbara F. Walter, Political Violence at a Glance
Pope Francis has spoken surprisingly little about political violence. What he has said, however, has been powerful. In a speech on September 1, 2013, the pope spoke out against political violence by declaring that “war begets war, violence begets violence.”
Europe will help African migrants send remittances home at cheaper rates
Sibusiso Tshabalala, Quartz
Each year, over $30 billion in remittances is sent to sub-Saharan Africa by some 30 million African migrants living in the diaspora. The cash transfers help households pay for housing, healthcare and education, boost foreign reserves, and even compose a significant part of the GDP in some countries.
The Great Enrichment
Deirdre Nansen Mccloskey, National Review
What made us rich are the ideas backing the system — usually but misleadingly called modern “capitalism” — in place since the year of European political revolutions, 1848.
Latinos Want A Pathway To School Choice
Paul DiPerna, The Federalist
The results are in, and Latino families want drastically different school options than they’re getting. In fact, so do most Americans.