How Can Your Church Serve Unemployed Men?
With rates of male unemployment the way they are, your church has a spoken or unspoken specter over the men in your congregation and your community. Continue Reading...
You Don’t Have to Get Elected or Make Movies to Change Culture
Greg Forster, TGC
The place where we have the most opportunity to shine gospel light into our culture isn’t in elections or in movies, but in everyday workplaces. Continue Reading...
The Formula for a Richer World? Equality, Liberty, Justice
Deirdre N. McCloskey, New York Times
The world is rich and will become still richer. Quit worrying.
Richard T. Ely: Progressive Political Economist and Social Gospel Advocate
Luigi Bradizza, Heritage Foundation
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Freedom Isn’t What You Think It Is
Douglas Williams, The Federalist
Freedom at its core is the ability to do what I ought, not simply what I want.
Can Capitalist Pigs be Pious Christians? Continue Reading...
Pope calls global warming sin, says protecting creation is work of mercy
Inés San Martín, Crux
On a day marked by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople as a day of prayer for creation, Pope Francis on Thursday reaffirmed that he regards environmental damage such as global warming as a serious sin against creation and wants Christians to resist it. Continue Reading...
Minimum-Wage Hikes Go Straight to the Ballot Box
Russell Berman, The Atlantic
Blocked by lawmakers, voters in Arizona, Colorado, Maine, and Washington state will decide for themselves this November whether workers get a raise. Continue Reading...
Court Costs Entrap Nonwhite, Poor Juvenile Offenders
Erik Eckholm, New York Times
Fees and fines are levied on young offenders in every state but have an outsize effect on racial minorities and the poor, creating a two-tiered system of justice. Continue Reading...
Employers Are Mediating Institutions, Too
David Lapp, Family Studies
What about employers who pay poverty wages and shepherd people into government dependence?
Concern for the Poor Involves Considering the True Nature of Poverty
Paul Cleveland, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
Poverty is a symptom or a signal. Continue Reading...
The Greatest Thinker You’ve Never Read: Ludwig von Mises
Art Carden, Forbes
Had he not passed away at the tender age of 92 in 1973, Ludwig von Mises would have turned 131 years old today. Continue Reading...
Diocese says government slow to resolve contraception impasse
Ann Rodgers, Catholic News Service
The Pittsburgh Diocese continues to try to resolve the issues it has with mandated insurance coverage of things which it finds religiously objectionable. Continue Reading...