NCR Today: Are things as bad as so many voters believe? Can we tone down some of the anger and anxiety and work toward solutions to the many remaining challenges?
Global inequality is reaching “new extremes,” according to a report released Monday by Oxfam, an international confederation of organizations working to find solutions to poverty.
The organization’s annual study of inequality was released just before the start of the the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
It found that 62 billionaires now own as much wealth as “the bottom half of humanity,” or roughly 3.6 billion people.
Commentary: What is an authentically Catholic response to the Black Lives Matter movement, mass incarceration, abuse of police power and de-facto segregation in many public schools and communities?
Last night during the fourth Republican presidential debate, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky, stated that income inequality “seems to be worst in cities run by Democrats."
Speaking before the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Chicago on Tuesday, President Barack Obama gave a wide-ranging speech touching on the issues of criminal justice reform, distrust between cops and communities of color, gun control, law enforcement funding, the drug trade, police brutality and viral videos.
An emerging social class called the "precariat" is defining the new normal in societies across the world. Its growth is already influencing politics, including the current U.S. presidential race.
The letter, from more than 70 Catholic and Christian leaders, asks all presidential candidates to put forward plans to address the two issues.
Is a split emerging between "economic progressives" and "racial justice progressives"?
The American Prospect's Rachel M. Cohen approached the subject in a recent post responding to an article written by Dara Lind of Vox about Bernie Sanders' controversial response to Black Lives Matter protestors at Netroots Nation, a progressive political convention held two weekends ago.
Distinctly Catholic: It will take more than a president to fix the messes we are in, the economic, environmental and moral messes. It will take all of us.
We say: What's lacking is encounter with and a sense of caring for those outside our small socioeconomic universes.