Pope calls for new economic order, criticizes capitalism
Philip Pullella and Sarah Marsh, Reuters
Pope Francis on Thursday urged the downtrodden to change the world economic order, denouncing a “new colonialism” by agencies that impose austerity programs and calling for the poor to have the “sacred rights” of labor, lodging and land.
How international relations got religion, and got it wrong
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Washington Post
Disaggregating religion highlights the gaps between the constructs of religious governance — such as religious freedom, religious outreach and interfaith dialogue — authorized by experts, states and other authorities, and the lived experiences of the individuals and communities they aspire to govern.
How science can help address poverty
Angela Rachidi, AEI Ideas
The stickiness of the official poverty measure suggests that new approaches are needed and science may have an answer.
How Bosnian Muslims view Christians 20 years after Srebrenica massacre
Angelina Theodorou, Pew Research
This weekend marks 20 years since the Srebrenica massacre – the killing of 7,000-8,000 Muslim men and boys by Bosnian Serb forces in a Bosnian town that had been designated a United Nations safe haven.