Americans are more afraid of corrupt government officials than terrorist attacks or economic collapse
Bonnie Kristian, The Week
A poll conducted by Chapman University found that Americans’ greatest fear — above terrorist attacks, economic collapse, biological warfare, and more — is corrupt government officials.
Fair Trade Isn’t A Long-term Solution To Poverty
Kent Wong, Gauntlet
Fair trade, the social initiative that’s slapped on your coffee, tea and hot chocolate, is waging a bitter fight behind the scenes of your local coffee shop.
A new study from Barna Group reveals the tension many Americans are feeling on the topic of religious freedom. Overall, the research reveals a significant rise in Americans’ belief that religious freedom is worse today than 10 years ago (up from 33% in 2012 to 41% today).
Strong families, prosperous states: Do healthy families affect the wealth of states?
W. Bradford Wilcox, Robert I. Lerman, and Joseph Price, AEI
Economics has its roots in the Greek word oikonomia, which means the “management of the household.” Yet economists across the ideological spectrum have paid little attention to the links between household family structure and the macroeconomic outcomes of nations, states, and societies.