Play Review: The characters in Lynn Nottage's latest play cope with the decline of factory jobs in the Rust Belt, a phenomenon discussed during the election.
Making a Difference: In his 2016 World Day of Peace message, Pope Francis expresses concerns about a "globalization of indifference."
NCR Today: A lot of the cause of violence in the United States and around the world is unemployment. There is plenty of work needing to be done.
The facts are pretty clear, and Rana Foroohar of Time magazine does an excellent job of laying them out for us.
The recession ended some time ago, and real growth is now back. Even unemployment is down significantly. Job growth has been relatively strong. There has also been something of a real estate recovery.
Commentary: Because work is so essential for the well-being of society, the dignity of work must be protected and the basic rights of workers respected.
The Coalition on Human Needs reports regularly on topics like the children at the border, unemployment insurance and Rep. Paul Ryan’s Poverty Plan.
Pope's quotes: Some of our favorite quotes from Pope Francis
Congress continues to debate the issue of a brief three-month extension of benefits to the long-term unemployed. USA Today explores this issue in a recent editorial and concludes that it is important to extend unemployment benefits not just to assist those who are unemployed, but also to aid in the overall success of the economy.
Young Voices: Our faith can lead us to be a healing force as an intermediary grace by acknowledging a wrong happening on a systemic level.