What Happens in Vegas Is Filmed in Vegas
Megan McArdle, Bloomberg View
So I left Vegas with a question: Is the friendly police state the price of the freedom to drink and gamble with abandon?Whatever your position on vice industries, they are heavily associated with crime, even where they are legal.
Two Bay Area lawmakers are seeking an investigation of working conditions at high schools administrated by the Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco, over the archbishop’s proposed morality clauses for teachers.
Dozens of Assyrian Christians have been abducted by jihadist militants from Islamic State (IS) in the north-eastern Syrian province of Hassakeh, activists and community leaders say.
Chinese Crackdown Spells Danger for Christians
The American Interest
Xi watchers take note: the NYT reports on the increasingly strict controls the Chinese government is placing on “independent, civil society groups”.