It’s Hard to be Saints in the City
Steven Malanga, City Journal
A new documentary shows how Benedictine monks make men out of Newark’s boys.
Michael Novak’s Moral Compass
Mark Michalski, RealClearReligion
Michael Novak has been a theologian, philanthropist, and activist throughout his long life. But, ultimately, he has remained a great writer, teacher, theologian, and philosopher. Through his experiences, his humble beginnings and sensitive, poetic soul, he describes and explains the socio-economic, political and cultural marvels of our contemporary world.
We Cannot Afford To View Children As Commodities
Allison Kieselowsky, The Federalist
Here’s how to think about the new figure claiming children cost their parents a quarter-million to raise.
Locked Out: A Hair Braider Fights Occupational Licensing
Nick Gillespie & Todd Krainin, Reason
Melony Armstrong just wanted to earn an honest living. Armstrong had learned how to braid hair, and she had the drive to open her own salon in Tupelo, Mississippi. What she didn’t have was a state license to practice cosmetology.