How Caring for the Poor Led to the Beginnings of Capitalism
Glenn Sunshine, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
Benedict recognized that God gave Adam work to do in the garden before the fall, and so work was good no matter what society thought of it.
7 Things You Should Know About Free Speech in Schools
Eugene Volokh and Austin Bragg, Reason.com
Students, from first grade to twelfth, can’t be punished based on their political or religious speech.
There’s a way to create environmental policy that doesn’t unfairly target the poor
Olivia Goldhill, Quartz
France’s violent protests in response to President Macron’s proposed fuel tax are a real-world manifestation of a problem economists have long grappled with: it’s not easy to create environmental policies that don’t exacerbate inequality.
China suspends tariffs on some U.S. imports
Onize Ohikere, WORLD
Chinese authorities on Friday issued a 90-day suspension of tariff hikes on $126 billion worth of U.S. cars, trucks, and auto parts as the two countries sought peace in a trade war that threatens the global economy.