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Trump the Progressive
Kevin D. Williamson, National Review

Progressivism is not a set of cultural inclinations but a body of public-policy views.

Bread for the World says global hunger can end by 2030
Matt Hadro, Catholic News Agency

Bread for the World believes that world hunger can be eliminated by 2030, but insists it will happen only if the United States and other major global powers train their resources on the difficulties afflicting “fragile states” around the world.

The Meaning Americans Find in Their Jobs
Bourree Lam and Adrienne Green , The Atlantic

Conversations with 100 people about their work and how it shapes who they are.

Definitive data on what poor people buy when they’re just given cash
Dan Kopf, Quartz

It is increasingly common for governments to give poor people money. Rather than grant services or particular goods to those in poverty, such as food or housing, governments have found that it is more effective and efficient to simply hand out cash.

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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).