As freedom and quality of life deteriorate for many in Iraq, let us not view their plight as simply a learning opportunity. Instead, here is a brief guide on how you and I can begin to care for persecuted minorities from our homes and offices across the Atlantic.
If we are to truly understand our political opponents and make progress in contemporary debates, we need to understand and appreciate the different visions of freedom that undergird and inform so many of the policies we advocate.
How should Christian CEOs value their workers? I’ll give you the answer up front: We simply aren’t in a position to know exactly how any given (Christian) CEO should value his or her employees.
Over at Arc of the Universe, Villanova Professor Daniel Mark discusses a recent AEI event that he participated in, writing bluntly on the “precariousness of freedom and human rights.”
This week’s round-up includes an explanation for why capitalism has reduced the number of wars, a qualified defense of income inequality, and more.
Contrary to popular belief, raising the minimum wage won’t make everyone richer, but it will make a great deal of poor people poorer—or more accurately, out of work.
Earlier this week, the Brookings Institution hosted a new, major voice in the conversation on welfare and neighborhoods: Raj Chetty, professor of economics at Harvard University. Chetty’s most recent work studies the relationship between geography and intergenerational income mobility.
The last principle for being persuasive is Scarcity, which says that things are more attractive when their availability is limited.
Dan Price, the CEO of Gravity Payments, made recent headlines by slashing his own annual income from $1,000,000 to $70,000. In doing so, and in cutting from some of the company’s profits, Price has raised the minimum salary of his employees to $70,000.