Previously, Elise worked as the Business Development Coordinator at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. She has also served as an intern for the Values and Capitalism Project at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. and an intern for the Acton Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her articles have been published in Real Clear Religion, The Detroit News, AFF Doublethink, and The Gospel Coalition. Elise is originally from Fairfax Station, Virginia and she graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics with a concentration in European Business. Follow Elise on Twitter @eliseamyx.
The debate over income inequality is a perennial one, but President Obama has made it the cause du jour with a renewed emphasis in his upcoming State of the Union speech. He has invoked Pope Francis in his renewed campaign to brand inequality as the “defining challenge of our time.”