November 2018

America’s Epidemic of Empty Churches

In an effort to address a declining congregation and rising costs, Asheville’s Bethesda United Methodist Church has created Haw Creek Commons, an innovative community center and business resource that includes co-working space, a textile and woodworking shop, conference rooms, overnight accommodations and a commercial kitchen...

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The Challenge of Curbing Corporate Subsidies

Whether it’s Foxconn or Amazon that’s being wooed, state and local governments ought to resist the temptation to depart from transparent, neutral rules that apply to all business enterprises. There is good reason to believe that Amazon, for example, would have expanded in New York...

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