The Fed ‘is a god that has failed’
George Gilder, CNBC
Why does Wall Street keep recovering after recessions but the economy seemingly never does?
The Sanders-Pope Francis ‘moral economy’ could hurt the income inequality fight
Charles Lane, Washington Post
Democratic socialist presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will depart soon for the Vatican, where he’ll speak at the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, a previously obscure body whose ideological leanings are implied by the invitations it extended to Sanders and two other headliners, the left-wing populist presidents of Bolivia and Ecuador.
Pope Francis on Tuesday warned against an “educated persecution” of Christians today, saying Christians are not only under threat by those trying to kill them, but also by those who want to limit their freedom and their right to conscientious objection.
Why Soviet Refugees Aren’t Buying Sanders’s Socialism
Olga Khazan, The Atlantic
The ultra-conservative views of many in the Russian Jewish community are driven by memories of life in the USSR.