A Different Approach to Breaking the Cycle of Poverty
Alana Semuels, The Atlantic
Two-generation programs focus on improving education for children and job opportunities for parents at the same time.
Pope Francis on Thursday condemned the “brutal persecution” of minorities by Islamic State insurgents and said the joy of Christmas was marred by the suffering of children in the Middle East and around the world.
Top Dozen Church-State and Religious Liberty Developments In 2014
Howard Friedman, Religion Clause
Each year in December, I attempt to highlight the most important Church-State and Religious Liberty Developments of the past year. Usually I identify the top ten stories. This year however was so full of important developments that I have had to increase my nominations to the Top Dozen.
6 Myths About Right-to-Work Laws
James Sherk, The Daily Signal
Many states and local governments are considering right-to-work laws. These laws make union dues voluntary. Without them, union contracts make paying dues a condition of employment.