The 4 Types of Poverty, and How to Cure Them
Robert L. Woodson Sr., The Daily Signal
Over the past 10 years, in spite of massive and growing funding of America’s anti-poverty agenda, the percentage of individuals able to support themselves free of government welfare has declined. The fundamental reason the nation has failed to effectively reduce dependency and promote self-sufficiency is that we’ve been misdiagnosing poverty.
Obama Welcomes the Pope but Not the Pope’s Core Beliefs about Life and Liberty
Rob Schwarzwalder, The Stream
President Obama’s remarks upon greeting the Pope at the White House generally were lovely. There was also, within them, a great deal of moral irony.
Pope Francis challenges us to include the poor in society
Timothy P. Carney, AEI Ideas
Pope Francis never stops talking about the poor — and that’s good. The question is whether we Americans can understand what he’s saying.
Do public goods have to be public? Not in some African countries.
Danielle Carter Kushner, Lauren M. MacLean and Jeffrey W. Paller , Washington Post
Private schools are part of a larger trend across the world, in which more and more intergovernmental organizations, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), faith-based organizations, multinational corporations, for-profit businesses, and community-based organizations deliver a range of services that we’re used to getting from the government.