Morality in the Marketplace: A Catechism for Business
Joseph Pearce, The Imaginative Conservative
There are many books on my shelves that haunt me with a sense of guilt every time they catch my eye. They are my sins of omission, those worthy tomes that deserve my attention and which I should have read but which I have thus far neglected. “Read it?”
Resist or Accommodate Evil: There is No “Third Way”
Jeffery J. Ventrella, Public Discourse
When conscience flirts with the idea of accommodating an unjust law, it must politely, yet firmly, reject the sirens of seduction
How Hurricane Katrina Made Radical School Choice Possible in New Orleans
Katherine Mangu-Ward & Todd Krainin, Reason.com
“Katrina literally and figuratively washed away many of the institutional barriers that had prevented us from even imagining that we could make systemic changes to this school system,” says Patrick Dobard, superintendent of Louisiana’s Recovery School District.
A new study argues cutting unemployment benefits created 1.8 million jobs
Max Ehrenfreund, Washington Post
Economists will debate what happened, but one of the more controversial theories is that Congress’s decision not to extend federal unemployment benefits at the end of 2013 encouraged those out of work to settle for more poorly paid jobs, giving firms a better reason to expand and hire new workers.