PowerLinks 07.23.13

July 23, 2013 • by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 07.23.13

The Decline of the Civil-Rights Establishment Shelby Steele, Wall Street Journal Black leaders weren’t so much outraged at injustice as they were by the disregard of their own authority. Pope Francis, Brazil, and the Lessons of Detroit Robert Royal, The Catholic Thing Raising up the poor takes economic growth and even the dreaded pursuit of real “profit,” something many Catholic reformers see as the problem rather than the solution. Continue Reading...

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