What you need to know about the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
Matthew Hawkins, ERLC
Authorization for the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is about to expire. Below are five basic things you need to know about USCIRF and why it matters
International Religious Freedom Commission Lives to Fight Another Day
Faith McDonnell, Juicy Ecumenism
The United States government’s watchdog for those around the world who are being persecuted because of their religious beliefs will continue its work.
Wilberforce and the Road to Abolition: A Model for Christian Cultural Engagement
Andrew Spencer, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
Wilberforce’s greatest achievement was ending slavery in the British Empire. However, his impact spread to other social issues.
Gig Economy Is Piecework. But This Isn’t Dickens.
Megan McArdle, BloombergView
Manual labor in the Victorian era was not primarily awful because it involved short-term contracts; it was awful because the jobs were grim, the pay was low, and injured workers frequently ended up destitute. Getting paid $25 an hour for doing something much more pleasant than scrubbing floors with caustic chemicals does not tug at my heartstrings in the same way.