Trade & Economics

How the Church Can Counsel Us During the Next Pandemic

As Promisel and Russell have argued, the Catholic Church’s teaching on solidarity should serve as a signpost for the US to navigate the next pandemic

Christian Realism and Enlightened Self-Interest as the Marshall Plan Emerges
Christian Realism and Enlightened Self-Interest as the Marshall Plan Emerged

The economic aid which is required could not be a matter of pure generosity. Nations as nations are incapable of such generosity.

Foreign Policy ProvCast, Ep. 80 | How America Combats Human Trafficking (Rebecca Munson)
Foreign Policy ProvCast, Ep. 80 | How America Combats Human Trafficking

Rebecca Munson—department chair for government and public policy at Liberty University’s Helms School of Government—talks with Mark Melton about how the United States has combatted human trafficking globally.

Niebuhr’s Report from Scotland, 1947
Niebuhr’s Report from Scotland, 1947

In late winter and early spring 1947, Reinhold Niebuhr visited Europe and wrote short editorials for Christianity and Crisis as he traveled. In the following correspondences, the first coming from Scotland and the second coming from somewhere in the United Kingdom, he offers brief reflections on different current events.

International Trade Must Be Linked to Human Rights
International Trade Must Be Linked to Human Rights

The money that China receives from trade with Europe, America, and Japan can help Russia continue its attack on Ukraine. So the West must consider how to impose costs on Beijing so that it stops supporting Russia economically.

An Off-Ramp for Putin
An Off-Ramp for Putin

To prevent wars from spiraling out of control, an off-ramp is essential. Allowing Vladimir Putin to save face can save lives.

Russian Invasion of Ukraine Reveals Incoherence of Jair Bolsonaro’s Foreign Policy
Russian Invasion of Ukraine Reveals Incoherence of Jair Bolsonaro’s Foreign Policy

This week Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro spoke about neutrality but clearly sided with Vladimir Putin by repeating Russian propaganda.

Foreign Policy ProvCast, Ep. 74 | America’s New Law on Forced Labor in Xinjiang - Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act
Foreign Policy ProvCast, Ep. 74 | America’s New Law on Forced Labor in Xinjiang

Christine McDaniel and Weifeng Zhong of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University talk with Mark Melton about the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.

Transcendence and Poverty: Lessons from Brazil
Transcendence and Poverty: Lessons from Brazil

Unfortunately, a great part of the Protestant and evangelical hope is now focused on this world. I don’t need to say that the inner transformation of the Gospel eventually turns into practical transformation. But as good as that is, it cannot replace eternal hope.

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