The marketplace is complex and confusing. Even economists who have spent their whole careers studiously researching market behaviors disagree widely about policy recommendations. But views about how markets function can generally be simplified into two worldviews.
This week’s round-up focuses on grief, hope, and what Christ’s death and resurrection means for our everyday lives.
On this episode of Common Good, my guests are former Congressman Frank Wolf and Elyse Bauer Anderson. In our conversation, we discuss the plight of religious minorities in Iraq and the rest of the Middle East.
In the wise words of Veronika Scott: “No matter what you have gone through, you still can do a lot with what you have.” This is true of the homeless, and it’s equally true of those who want to help them.
If we want to see social and moral reform take place in America—if we want to see families reestablished, marriage strengthened, and meaningful moral norms restored—then we simply have to look beyond ourselves to the God who created us.
According to a study from the Pew Research Center, the answer to this question appears to be yes. “In general, people in richer nations are less likely than those in poorer nations to say religion plays a very important role in their lives,” the authors report.
Since the Hobby Lobby case, there’s been lots of talk about what makes a corporation “religious,” if anything. Of course, corporations can’t really be religious, but their founders can and are, and they often express their religion in and through their corporations.
The current welfare system may be problematic, but private efforts cannot take its place, said Robert Doar at an American Enterprise Institute (AEI) on-campus discussion at Patrick Henry College (PHC) on Saturday, March 14.
On January 22, Democrats from New York’s State Assembly emerged ashen faced from behind closed doors after a last-ditch attempt to save their long-serving patron, Sheldon Silver.