$20 billion in farm subsidies doesn’t reach the poor, leaves them hungry
Ryan Nabil and Vincent H. Smith, AEI
New research suggests that agricultural subsidies have done little to help those below the poverty line become more food secure. Despite $20 billion spent every year on wasteful subsidies, hunger and inadequate nutrition are endemic in the United States.
The Conservative Case for Fair Scheduling
Amber and David Lapp, Family Studies
Conservatives focused on personal responsibility should consider how unfair workplace practices make that difficult.
The Gifts and Challenges of Wealth: How Wealth Reveals the Commitments of Your Heart
Scott Redd, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
Those who put their hopes in material riches suffer from short-sightedness that ultimately leaves them empty-handed in death.
Everything You Need to Know About Betsy DeVos
Israel Ortega, Opportunity Lives
Betsy DeVos, the president elect’s choice for education secretary, has spent decades fighting to increase educational opportunities for all students through her philanthropic and advocacy work. This week, the former businesswoman and philanthropist will testify before the Senate Health, Education and Labor (HELP) Committee, answering questions and providing senators with a better sense of how she intends to run one of the biggest government agencies.