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Why Millennials Are in No Hurry to Take On Debt

Nathaniel Popper, New York Times

Building a credit history holds less appeal for young Americans who had trouble paying off student loans and saw their families’ struggles during the financial crisis.

West Virginia Court Blocks “Right-to-Work” Law, Restricts Worker Choice
Trey Kovacs, Competitive Enterprise Institute

On August 10, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reported that a Kanawha County circuit judge had issued a preliminary injunction blocking the enforcement of West Virginia’s right-to-work law.

In a Country Ravaged by Human Trafficking, This Company Offers the Residents Hope
Tami Nantz, Opportunity Lives

With an unemployment rate of nearly 50 percent, the people of Nepal are desperate for work. Half of the approximately 28 million people live in poverty with little hope of ever having a better life.

Payday Loans’ Potentially Predatory Replacement
Gillian B. White, The Atlantic

As lenders respond to impending regulations by pushing different products, many fear that borrowers won’t be protected.

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Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).