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Economics

Our economic system is fundamentally unjust and unjustifiable, allowing the wealthy to accumulate even more while many others struggle to meet the basic needs of life. Can we reimagine a more just economics? […] Read More

If you plan to study abroad and are married, you should weigh the challenges and sacrifices on your marriage and family. However, the long-term benefits may outweigh the short-term loneliness and struggles. […] Read More

It’s an illusion and a fault in our discipleship to think everything we can possess by our own hard work is ours by right. Wealth and possessions must be understood as ours to steward rather than to possess absolutely. […] Read More

Communities in the U.S. in which many residents struggle in their daily lives and have little chance for social mobility are more likely to feel the criminal justice system discriminates against them, a report says. […] Read More

As a nation’s wealth increased, the percentage of adult citizens who pray daily decreased, a Pew analysis found. The U.S. was an exception, with one of the highest grossing GDPs and an above average level of prayer. […] Read More

A “flood” of plastic is creating untold environmental costs and overrunning poorer nations. A new report reveals that the global recycling trade isn’t as environmentally friendly as it seems and often harms poorer nations. […] Read More

Factory workers ultimately pay the price for clothing brands seeking cheap and fast manufacturing, a report says. To satisfy consumers wanting cheap clothing, many brands undermine efforts to create safe working conditions. […] Read More

Nearly 20 years. That’s the difference in life expectancy between richer and poorer economies, a World Health Organization report found. And in low-income economies, one out of every 41 women dies from maternal causes. […] Read More

Energy usage worldwide increased by 2.3 percent in 2018, a report said. Three nations – China, India and the United States – were responsible for 85 percent of the net emissions increase. […] Read More

An estimated 113 million people were food insecure and experienced hunger in 2018, a report found. The two leading causes were conflict and climate change. […] Read More