Category Archives: Poverty

Letter to Pope Francis: World Needs Freedom to End Poverty

This is my open letter to Pope Francis that is being published the week of his visit to America.  I share it to shed light on the causes and cures of world poverty. Your Holiness, Pope Francis: Welcome to America! I share your deeply-held concern for the poor of the world.  My concern for global poverty and destitution [...]
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Economic Prosperity vs. Economic Mediocrity – What will America Choose?

As food prices continue to soar in our supermarkets, as gasoline prices continue to skyrocket at the pumps, as the housing market continues to sputter, and as unemployment continues to be very high – around 9% to 10%, have you ever wondered why?  What has happened to the American economy?  Must the American economy continue to stagnate?  Are America’s [...]
Also posted in America's Future, Big Government, Choosing the Good Life, Economic Growth, Economy, Inflation, Job Creation, Jobs, Limited Government, Prosperity, Taxes, Unemployment | Comments closed

Does Helping the Planet Hurt the Poor?

This week The Wall Street Journal poses an important question: “Does Helping the Planet Hurt the Poor?”  It provides two different answers by two different authors with distinctly contrary opinions.  Peter Singer, professor of Bioethics at Princeton, answers: “No, if the West Makes Sacrifices.”  Bjorn Lomborg, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist”  responds in contrast: “Yes, if We Listen to Green [...]
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