Two Catholic Heavyweights Debate The Value And Limits Of The Free Market
David Marcus, The Federalist
At a time when many Catholics are troubled by the ideas of a next-generation pope with a Twitter account, these questions and arguments are of extraordinary importance.
Looking at Laudato Si’ in Theory and Practice
John Horvat Ii, Crisis Magazine
Ronald Reagan once said that an economist is someone who sees something happen in practice and wonders if it could work in theory. The new book, Pope Francis and the Caring Society, appears like a team of economists forced to study the encyclical Laudato Si’ in theory and then wonder if it might work in practice. Most of the team members answer the question with a qualified no.
Middle class biggest winners in Senate tax plan, study says
Brian Faler, Politico
The Senate’s plan to rewrite the tax code would go much further than a competing House proposal toward making good on Republican promises to focus on the middle class, a new report shows.
Your Purpose Is Revealed in God’s Design and Desire for Creation
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
Without knowing God’s original blueprint, it’s easy to get lost as a steward.