Saint of the Day: St. Perpetuus
From Dirt to Shirt: A t-shirt manufacturer focuses on supply chain transparency to win back American jobs from overseas. TS Designs' t-shirt labels feature a style number that allows purchasers to trace their garment all the way back to the farmer who grew the cotton, and that farmer is within 600 miles of where the cotton is ginned, spun, and made into shirts in Burlington, NC. Customers can identify and visit every person who is in the supply chain by entering the style number into Google maps. In this short Tedx talk, Eric Henry, president of TS Designs, explains how he is bringing apparel industry jobs back to his home state, and in the process, provides a model for other entrepreneurs interested in the Restoration.
The Noble as a Social Model: In the second part of this TIA series, Plinio Correa de Oliveira uses the example of how an electric current works to produce illumination in a light bulb to show how a noble takes the "energy of knowledge and culture" and transforms it into "light for the entire society."
When Dependency Unites with Charity: Christian civilization provided the best care for the poor, physically and spiritually, as shown in this piece by Nobility.