Poverty

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Ryan honors Christian poverty fighters with State of the Union invitations

By Evan Wilt
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State of the Union | WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan’s State of the Union guest list emphasizes his belief that faith-based, poverty-fighting ministries trump government…

Solutions to poverty not posturing

By Cal Thomas
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Poverty | In sports, if a game plan is not working, the coach changes it. In medicine, if a course of treatment does not cure a disease, doctors try a different…

Puerto Rico’s low labor force participation rate

By Marvin Olasky
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Puerto Rico | As I researched my cover story on Puerto Rico in the current issue of WORLD Magazine, I appreciated the work of José Alvarado Vega and Alex Díaz, who four…

Ministering through microfinance

Ministering through microfinance

By Brian Fikkert & Russell Mask
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Books | A new book looks at ways the poor can pull themselves out of poverty

Hope for a better life in Batam

By Sophia Lee
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Travel | It’s hard to miss the blatant poverty on this fast-booming Indonesian island

Little houses in the big city

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Homelessness | On a sweltering hot day in July, I gave a man a ride. He was outside the building where I help serve free meals on Wednesday nights, and the story…

Disabled face steep benefit cuts as federal program runs out of cash

Disabled face steep benefit cuts as federal program runs out of cash

By Julie Borg
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Government | The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program will run dry in 2016 and 14 million disabled Americans could face a benefit cut of nearly 20 percent,

Telling of God’s works: Hope Award for Effective Compassion

Telling of God’s works: Hope Award for Effective Compassion

By Marvin Olasky
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Hope Award | Psalm 73 concludes with the job description of a Christian journalist: “I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, that I may tell of all your works.” Issue by…

Illegitimate ‘compassion’

By Marvin Olasky
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Politics | Good. A necessary message with an ugly word is finally getting out. For years conservatives have railed against “compassionate conservatism,” associating…

Boot camp not welfare benefits

By Cal Thomas
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Welfare | BELFAST, Northern Ireland—Since his party’s impressive election victory in May, British Prime Minister David Cameron is moving quickly to fulfill his…

Where are they now?

By Jae Wasson, Katlyn Babyak & Onize Ohikere
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Hope Award | A look at the finalists from our effective compassion competition in 2006

Edifying CHAT

By Emily Belz
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Hope Award | East Region Winner: Richmond neighborhood group helps poor students thrive

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