The Gospel of Marx? Religious Leaders Call for ‘Redistribution’

Last month, several dozen religious leaders reaffirmed a number of radical economic propositions contained within the 1973 Chicago Declaration of Evangelical Social Concern. “Before God and a billion hungry neighbors, we must rethink our values regarding our present standard of living,” proclaims the document. The document goes on to lament the “materialism of our culture and the maldistribution … Continue reading The Gospel of Marx? Religious Leaders Call for ‘Redistribution’

3 Reasons Kids Are Misbehaving More—and What Parents Can Do About It

A few years ago, I took a summer job working at a local school’s childcare program. I was placed with a group of students grades four through eight. I had a great experience, but I will admit it was not easy. Some of the children had me positively pulling out my hair. I’m not alone … Continue reading 3 Reasons Kids Are Misbehaving More—and What Parents Can Do About It

3 Things You Need to be Friends with People You Disagree With

I spent the past weekend relaxing with old friends. While it was a busy weekend, we had plenty of time to catch up. Over the course of the weekend, we discovered how much we have changed in just a few years. We live very different lives and hold very different—I would even say opposing—views on … Continue reading 3 Things You Need to be Friends with People You Disagree With

DC to Ban Plastic Straws in Churches and Day Care Centers, Impose Fines

The District of Columbia is set to implement a new ban on single-use plastic straws and coffee stirrers. Poised to take effect Jan. 1, the prohibition is not limited only to restaurants and bars, but also churches, day care centers, and other entities in the city. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is recommending the use instead … Continue reading DC to Ban Plastic Straws in Churches and Day Care Centers, Impose Fines

The Top 1% Have 40% of America’s Wealth And That’s Awesome

A 2017 study found that 66 percent of Democrats view economic inequality as a “very big” problem, and 93 percent believe it to be at least a “moderately big” problem. And it’s not just the public – politicians like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have frequently argued that the wealthy elite of society represent a … Continue reading The Top 1% Have 40% of America’s Wealth And That’s Awesome

Underreported: The Santa Fe School Shooting Survivors the Media Ignored

SANTA FE, Texas—Oh May 18, Grace John woke up late as usual. “Everybody talks about senioritis, but it’s real,” she told The Daily Signal. Grace, a senior at Santa Fe High School, located an hour outside of Houston, was looking forward to cruising through her last few days of high school. That day, she walked … Continue reading Underreported: The Santa Fe School Shooting Survivors the Media Ignored