The Missing Ingredient in Closing the Achievement Gap
Anna Sutherland, Family Studies
Efforts to improve schools and close the achievement gap will fall short if they don’t enlist the help of families.
What Lincoln Would Say About How To Help The Poor
Brandon Smith, The Federalist
It is this advice from Lincoln that conservatives, and all Americans, should follow in the pursuit to fight poverty. Instead of imposing bureaucratic blockades between citizens and their neighbors, conservatives seek to empower local organizations, churches, and charities to more effectively help their communities.
Here’s How the Faith and Work Message Can Help Close the Unemployment Gap
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
Jobs that would normally be valued cannot be supported by an economy that is unnecessarily protecting jobs in another industry. When market signals are clouded by preferential policies, jobs that would otherwise be valued are lost, and unemployment rises. What’s the solution for high unemployment numbers such as these?
Christians Feel Abandoned in Spite of Obama’s Action in Iraq
John Burger, Aleteia
Patriarch Sako “disappointed” by limited response from US.