The Values & Capitalism Blog

The Values & Capitalism blog is a forum for discussion about issues of Christian faith, economics, politics, society, poverty, and more.

Why Is There a Lack of Opportunity in American Cities?

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In 1831, a 25-year-old Frenchman stepped off a boat in Newport, Rhode Island. Over the ensuing nine months, he would visit nearly every major city along the Eastern Seaboard and inland America—from Cincinnati and Memphis to Boston and New York City. “Americans love their towns,” he found, and it was on these preserves of community that he focused his gaze, s[...]

Faith, Work, and Forgetfulness

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While not literal manna from heaven this is how has God chosen to meet our material needs. Individuals stewarding their talents and abilities allows for exchange which is the foundation of any properly functioning economy.

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