Best Year Ever? Yes! And also…No

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof has gotten a lot of attention recently for declaring that “This Has Been the Best Year Ever.” And there is much to celebrate. Extreme poverty has declined since 1981 from 42% to 10%. “As recently as 1950,” … Continued

Does a Leader’s Personal Religious Practice Hurt or Help with Voters? “It Depends”—but on What?

The reliable Angus Reid Institute (ARI) released a report on a recent poll, undertaken in concert with our friends at Cardus, that “suggests that it is not necessarily a leader’s faith that provokes negative or positive reactions, but how the leader approaches and handles the … Continued