Why Americans oppose economic redistribution despite income inequality
Michael Barone, AEI Ideas
Americans have an innate sense that it’s a mistake to kill the goose that lays the golden eggs. They seem to understand that, if taxes are too high, the affluent will figure out ways to shelter income.
The Faustian Bargain Between Church and State
David Shipler, The Atlantic
To receive tax-exempt status from the IRS, religious organizations must abstain from electioneering. Is that constitutional?
The Surprising News about Poverty
Elise Amyx, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
We won’t ever have all the pieces to the poverty puzzle in place on this side of eternity, but every now and then, a few seem to fall into place.
Forgive Us Our Debts: Family Christian Turns to the Law for Grace
Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra, Christianity Today
The Bible debate inside the bankrupt bookstore chain’s searches for a new buyer.