“Everyone is working to return to the situation before the pandemic. But why do we want to return to that system, which was terrible?”, asks Muhammad Yunus
In post-synodal message, hierarchs recall that withholding wages, unfair remuneration and lack of social protection for workers are sins that cry to heaven for vengeance
Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández of La Plata in Argentina says it is “nonsense” to attribute to Francis contempt for all business and support for welfarism
Tax justice, including reforming the current tax systems, enacting jubilee, and paying reparations, was the focus of the second 2020 Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management public webinar held on 14 September.
President Trump has increased the number of loopholes that exempt many multi-billionaires from paying any taxes whatsoever.
What social and political structures and what social beliefs would collapse with the introduction of a universal basic income (UBI)?
In his catechesis today at the General Audience, Pope Francis deplored this “sick” economy, “the fruit of unequal growth that disregards fundamental human values”.
Founded in 2010 by Fr. Robert J. Spitzer, SJ and Timothy R. Busch, the Napa Institute aims to provide American Catholic leaders with formation to counteract growing cultural secularism.
“Global inequality is scandalous”and political democracy is “not enough” to counter it, a liberation theologian pushing for economic democracy has written.
Would you like to be rich? Chances are your answer is: “Yes! Who wouldn’t want to be rich?” Clearly, in societies where money can buy almost everything, being rich is generally perceived as something good. It implies more freedom, fewer worries, more happiness, higher social status.
A confidant of the Pope’s has backed a tax on the rich, saying “there are people who have more than enough”.
At the start of Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday, Pope Francis prayed for the victims of the novel coronavirus.