Following Minimum Wage Increases, Unemployment Spikes among Black Male Teens
Mark J. Perry, FEE
Perhaps one of the more interesting data points from last week’s Employment Report is displayed in the graph above, which shows that the jobless rate for black male teens (aged 16-19 years) increased to 40.1% in June from 28.1% in May.
International Group Helps To Save The Lives Of Sex Trafficking Victims
Bethany Mandel, Opportunity Lives
“The very children I held hands with and saw running in the streets were not just trying to survive poverty. Many were living in hell, enduring torture,” says Don. “I couldn’t believe it was right under my nose and I didn’t even know it.”
Supreme Court Delivers Bitter Pill on Religious Liberty
A. Barton Hinkle, Reason.com
Court refuses to hear case about Washington laws that allows pharmacists all kinds of exemptions, except ones that are matters of conscience.
What’s the Matter with Saying ‘Government Schools’ in Kansas?
Ramesh Ponnuru, The Corner
Julie Bosman reports in the New York Times that conservatives in Kansas have taken to calling public schools “government schools,” and that other people are upset about this use of a “calculated pejorative.”