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Religion drives charitable giving in America

“In study after study,” says Karl Zinsmeister, “religious practice is the behavioral variable with the strongest and most consistent association with generous giving.” In his article for Philanthropy, Zinsmeister examines a range of data to show how America’s religiosity is connected to our charitable giving. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.14.19

What a Title IX Proposal Means for Religious Liberty Alexandra McPhee, RealClarEducation Faith-based educational institutions might see a welcome change in federal regulations on the horizon. It’s no surprise that unequal societies are less concerned about inequality Tim Worstall, CapX Attitudes to inequality prove HL Mencken’s famous point about democracy. Continue Reading...

Sometimes enlightened love just ain’t enough

“What is love?” This question perhaps was most famously posed by the mononymous 1990s philosopher-poet, Haddaway. Among the ponderers of this question, Enlightenment philosophers such as Hume, Rousseau, Smith, and Kant are not as easily remembered, lacking as they did Haddaway’s infectious hook. Continue Reading...

How progressives are turning the ‘unthinkable’ into ‘policy’

Last week two Congressional Democrats, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey, unveiled their Green New Deal. The resolution claims that environmental and economic conditions require the federal government to take drastic action, such as updating or replacing every building in the country and guaranteeing jobs to all Americans. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.13.19

Federal Court: University Of Iowa Illegally Discriminated Against Christian Student Groups Nicole Russell, The Federalist Court documents revealed the public university kept a ‘watch list’ of student groups on probation. All of the groups on the list were religious. Continue Reading...