Pope says entrepreneurship needed in face of ‘scandalous poverty’
Courtney Grogan, Catholic News Agency
“What is lacking is a free and far-sighted entrepreneurship, which ensures adequate production, and a solidarity approach, which ensures fair distribution,” he continued.
Missouri and Arkansas just voted for huge minimum wage increases
Allison Schrager, Quartz
Last night in the US, voters in Missouri and Arkansas voted to increase their minimum wages to, respectively, $12 per hour, a 53% increase in Missouri, and $11, a 30% increase in Arkansas, over the next few years.
Why Marxism Shifted from Economics to Culture
Brian Balfour, Mises Wire
Their desire was to figure out how to incorporate “the new political subjects — women, national, racial and sexual minorities, anti-nuclear and anti-institutional movements, etc.” into a socialist movement traditionally identifying people by class.
More Reasons Why Christians Should Support Economic Freedom
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
The metanarrative of scripture clearly states that God did not create poverty as the ideal.