9 Bastiat Quotes for his 214th Birthday
Amelia Hamilton, The Stream
Exactly 214 years ago this Tuesday, Claude Frederic Bastiat was born. Before his death just 49 years later, his work on political theory and economics would make him a leader in both fields. We now remember him as a father of the Austrian and libertarian schools of thought.
Obama Plans to Expand Overtime Eligibility for Millions
Mike Dorning, Bloomberg Business
The Obama administration plans to raise the wages of millions of Americans who work more than 40 hours a week by requiring their employers to pay them overtime.
The Poverty of the Prosperity Gospel
Vaneetha Rendall, Desiring God
When we assert that pain-free lives are God’s reward for the righteous, we insinuate to the wounded that their problems are of their own making.
Improving mobility for our kids: Starting early is key
Aparna Mathur, AEI
While there is no one statistical database that would capture all of these effects, it is clear that what matters for children’s mobility is parent’s income, family structure and geography. Here are the numbers.