Robert Samuelson has a great op-ed in this morning's Wasington Post about the divergence between those who create wealth and those who engage in predatory behavior, redistributing upward the wealth created by others. This addresses what I have called the "financialization" of the economy. It is the most sever cancer eating at the heart of the market economy and one that our pro-market ideologues tend to ignore.
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- Francis' encyclical an urgent call to prevent world of 'debris, desolation and filth'
- Editorial: Churches can lead the fight against racism
- New family synod document a mixture of welcome, criticism of modern life
- Special Section: Women Today [Print only]
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