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Mario Cuomo: The rhetoric and the record

By Cal Thomas
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Obituary | How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He was a…

Thomas Sowell on the root causes of income inequality

By Jim Henry
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Poverty | Thomas Sowell is a preeminent economist, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and author of the best-selling Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the

How can there be joy in such a world?

By John S. Dickerson
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Faith & Inspiration | One week ago I was in one of the poorest, most violent slums in the Western Hemisphere—Cité Soleil, outside Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Between shacks of…

Web reads: What should you tell your kids about Santa Claus?

Web reads: What should you tell your kids about Santa Claus?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Is Santa real? What to tell children about Santa Claus: Anthropologist Margaret Mead had ungodly notions about some things, but she spent some time…

Poverty, Inc. urges development over aid

By Megan Basham
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Documentary | New Acton Institute documentary details the harm long-term Western assistance does to developing countries

Called from Kenya to minister to the Navajo

By Sophia Lee
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Missions | Benson Ndolo teaches GED classes on the reservation but his most important lesson is about Jesus

A nation at risk

By Sophia Lee
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Poverty | Extreme poverty, dependency, and distrust plague the Navajo Nation, and secular solutions aren’t working

Far as the curse is found

By Jamie Dean
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Poverty | The poverty rate remains stubbornly high 50 years—and trillions of dollars—after the federal war on poverty began, but some have learned true riches come…

Web Reads: Do your kids have too many Christmas toys?

Web Reads: Do your kids have too many Christmas toys?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Overloaded? Do you think your kids have too much stuff? In 2012, blogger Ruth Soukup thought so, and she wrote about the day she took all their toys away. Her…

Chicago approves $13 minimum wage

By Daniel James Devine
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Jobs | Ordinance adopted Tuesday makes city the latest to order businesses to pay far more than the federal wage limit

Child homelessness spikes as marriage crumbles

By Kiley Crossland
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Homelessness | The number of homeless children in America is at an all-time high of almost 2.5 million, an 8 percent increase from 2012 to 2013, according to a report…

Stopping the betrayals

By Marvin Olasky & J.C. Derrick
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Europe | Fighting financial corruption will help Balkan nations and many others (part three of a series)

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