Capitalism should stop being so self-serving
Archbishop Justin Welby, The Telegraph
If we relied solely on self-interest, society would collapse – but inclusive capitalism benefits everyone
In Victory For Small Businesses, Texas Ruling Eliminates Onerous Occupational Licensing
Carrie Sheffield, Opportunity Lives
Sometimes it’s all about the small victories. Yet as we have discussed here at Opportunity Lives, occupational licensing is no small problem that disproportionately harms the poor and the young. Some 29 percent of American workers are in jobs mandating these licenses, which are often lobbied for by incumbent business owners to shield them from fair competition.
ACLU: Why we can no longer support the federal ‘religious freedom’ law
Louise Melling, Washington Post
The ACLU supported the RFRA’s passage at the time because it didn’t believe the Constitution, as newly interpreted by the Supreme Court, would protect people such as Iknoor Singh, whose religious expression does not harm anyone else. But we can no longer support the law in its current form.
Supreme Court lets Obama administration say words don’t mean what they say
Michael Barone, AEI
For most people, words mean what they say. But not necessarily for a majority of Supreme Court justices in two important decisions handed down Thursday.