A meeting in Managua – liberation theology 30 years later
Alejandro Bermúdez, Catholic News Agency
If the Soviet bloc wasn’t the mother of liberation theology, it was certainly a sinister stepmother, enlisting Catholics in a geopolitical cause and inviting them to sell their souls for funding and support.
Do Churches Fail the Poor?
Ross Douthat, New York Times
Last week two prominent Americans — an eminent social scientist and the president of the United States — decided to answer the question: How have America’s churches failed the poor?
American nuns, Chinese booze and religious persecution
Mark L. Rienzi, USA Today
Forcing Chinese Muslims to sell alcohol and smokes is an obvious ploy to hurt Islam.
What If Everybody Didn’t Have to Work to Get Paid
David R. Wheeler, The Atlantic
Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.