More Assyrian Christians Captured as ISIS Attacks Villages in Syria
Anne Barnard, New York Times
Continuing its assaults on a string of Assyrian Christian villages in northeastern Syria, the Islamic State militant group has seized scores more residents over the past two days, bringing the number of captives to as many as several hundred, Assyrian organizations inside and outside Syria said on Thursday.
The Personnel Is Political: The Left’s Distorted Outlook on the Minimum Wage
Robert Tracinski, The Federalist
A priceless little gem of leftist thinking appeared yesterday at Rachel Maddow’s MSNBC blog, in which Steve Benen declares a triumph for the campaign to increase the federal minimum wage—in the form of private employers voluntarily raising their wages in response to market forces. Say what?
School Choice Metamorphoses From Vouchers to Savings Accounts
Rachel Alexander, The Stream
Teachers unions’ monolithic grip on education will inevitably disappear, Clint Bolick predicts, as technology makes them obsolete.
Christian Education Should Teach Students the Dignity of Work and the Doctrine of Vocation
David Leonard , Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
After ten years of teaching in higher education and interacting with students from a wide range of backgrounds, I’ve come to realize that most young people lack the resources for thinking clearly about their vocations. Unfortunately, this is also true at Christian universities and colleges.