What this new experiment in Chicago can teach us about combating poverty
Joel Dodge, The Week
In an age of rising inequality and stagnating incomes, we must look for ways to get smarter about fighting economic insecurity. This means adapting successful anti-poverty interventions to meet the needs of low-income Americans.
Why raising taxes on the rich doesn’t reduce inequality
James Pethokoukis, AEI Ideas
The progressive/left-wing response to the new Brookings study on inequality is obvious, right? From “Would a significant increase in the top income tax rate substantially alter income inequality?”
God’s Purpose in Creation: A Study in Genesis 1
Greg Ayers, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
The first chapter of Genesis is more than the introduction to the first book of the Bible. It’s the opening chapter in the grand story of God’s redemptive plan for his creation.
On Thursday, a group of senators introduced a bill they called “the biggest criminal justice reform in a generation” — an effort that, unlike other bills, actually has a shot at moving through the chamber.