Did Jesus Oppose Poverty?
Fr. James Schall, The Imaginative Conservative
The last thing that the poor want is to live in poverty. To escape poverty, they had to learn how to be not-poor from the rich who had learned it before them.
Why the Poor Die Young
A massive study of health and income found that smoking, obesity, and exercise are the most important determinants of longevity. Poor neighborhoods score worse in all of them. What’s going on?
Tax exemption, churches, and the communities they serve
Barrett Duke, ERLC
Alleviating human suffering wasn’t only a work for Jesus to perform. He expected his church to engage in this work as well
The Economics of Human Trafficking
Baylee Molloy, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
The human trafficking industry is estimated to generate around $150 billion annually. The industry spans the world, energized by the power of globalization. It targets vulnerable populations affected by war, poverty, and oppression.