Joel Salatin is a self-described Christian libertarian environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer. He joins Gracy Olmstead, associate managing editor, to make explain why environmentalism should not be reserved for secular liberals, but can be part of a Christian’s calling to stewardship. Salatin’s new book is “The Marvelous Pigness of Pigs: Respecting and Caring for all God’s Creation.”
Poor Americans are less likely to eat fast food than middle class Americans
Jay L. Zagorsky and Patricia Smith , Quartz
Poor people were actually less likely to eat fast food—and do so less frequently—than those in the middle class, and only a little more likely than the rich.
‘Roughly half’ of Iraqi, Syrian Christians have fled since 2011
Catholic News Agency
The Christian population of Syria has been halved, from about 2 million since 2011, according to a new report by Christian advocacy groups Open Doors, Served, and Middle East Concern. The report found that between 50 and 80 percent of Christians have fled the countries of Iraq and Syria and that about 35 percent more wish to leave.
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks, ruling in favor of an Asian-American rock band called the Slants and giving a major boost to the Washington Redskins in their separate legal fight over the team name.