Charlie Hebdo is Not Enough
Jason Scott Jones and John Zmirak, The Catholic Thing
The attack on Charlie Hebdo was an assault on Christendom. Magazines that publish sophomoric cartoons mocking religion are, paradoxically, part of the Body of Christ – if perhaps its lower intestine.
Sold in Myanmar and trafficked to China
Jonah Fisher, BBC
Eight thousand yuan ($1,300; £830): That was the price for a cute four-year-old Burmese girl from a broken home. Crouched in the doorway of her bamboo house, Khin Khin Oo’s grandmother Ma Shan told me the story. “I grow corn and rice but my son is a heroin addict so we have no money,” she said.
Do No Harm: An Interview With Thomas Sowell
David Harsanyi, The Federalist
The legendary economist talks to The Federalist about government’s most destructive economic intrusions.
Maybe China Can’t Reverse Its Child Limit
The American Interest
The Chinese government is finding it harder to reverse the lasting effects of the one-child policy than it thought. Faced with the prospect of an aging population supported by too few young people, China decided in 2013 that it would allow couples to apply to have a second child.