Poverty

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The real cause of poverty in the world

The real cause of poverty in the world

By William Easterly
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2014 Books Issue | An excerpt from WORLD’s Book of the Year for analysis

Midwest models

By Russ Pulliam
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Lifestyle | True compassion’s social and political effects are on display in Indianapolis

The pope and redistribution of wealth

By Cal Thomas
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Poverty | I have great respect for the humility displayed by Pope Francis, but in his latest call for the “legitimate” redistribution of wealth, he has it backward.

Now serving soul food

Now serving soul food

By Jeff Chu
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Amy Writing Awards | Our second prize award winner

Will Paul Ryan’s poverty plan pitch strike out?

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Politics | The GOP budget guru’s poverty-fighting efforts come under fire as he holds a hearing with those on the front lines

How now shall we give?

How now shall we give?

By Marvin Olasky
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Effective Compassion | As joyfully as Zaccheus—even if called to give in a different way

Charitable confusion

By Jamie Dean
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Religion | World Vision reverses decision to hire employees in same-sex marriages, but questions remain about theological clarity

Critics urge grace after World Vision reversal

By Jamie Dean
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Religion | But questions remain over the organization’s massive, two-day shift on same-sex marriage

Web Reads: Mourning with China’s orphaned parents

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | When an only child dies. What does China’s one-child policy have to do with the disappearance of Flight 370? For many Chinese parents it means the death of…

World Vision reverses gay marriage decision

By Jamie Dean
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Religion | Board member says the organization never meant to undermine the authority of Scripture

Poverty-fighting myth vs. reality

Poverty-fighting myth vs. reality

By Marvin Olasky
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Poverty | High waves this week on The Atlantic ’s website: Writer Mike Konczal has an article headlined, “The Conservative Myth of a Social Safety Net Built on…

World Vision supporters bemoan new gay hiring policy

By Andrew Branch
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Religion | International poverty ministry World Vision announced Monday that its American branch will allow the hiring of people in same-sex marriages who profess to be…

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