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The Janus Decision Scored a Major Win for Workers’ Rights. Here’s What Should Come Next.
David Kreutzer and Rachel Greszler, The Daily Signal

Last month’s Supreme Court decision in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees hit public-sector unions like a bombshell.

Could paying kids to go to school be the best way to reduce child poverty?
Sophie Hiscock, CapX

A scheme that has succeeded Brazil could show Britain the way in dealing with child poverty.

Cuba will recognize private property in its new constitution
Katherine Ellen Foley, Quartz

Cuba has published a summary of a new constitution likely to be approved by the national assembly later this week, which will recognize a right to own private property.

The Economics of Subsidizing Sports Stadiums
Scott A. Wolla, The Big Picture

Professional sports give people pride and a sense of community. But who should pay for the stadiums?

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Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).