Look Who’s Buying American Democracy (VIDEO)

Look Who’s Buying American Democracy (VIDEO)

According to an investigation by the New York Times, half of all the money contributed so far to Democratic and Republican presidential candidates—$176 million—has come from just 158 families, along with the companies they own or control. Who are these people? They’re almost entirely white, rich, older and male—even though America is becoming increasingly black […]

Is the Pope Anti-Capitalist, or Even … Communist?

Is the Pope Anti-Capitalist, or Even … Communist?

Pope Francis recent Encyclical “Laudato Si” has given new emphasis to the debate over whether Pope Francis is some sort of crypto-Socialist, or even Communist, with varied references to being a “populist,”  a “statist,” and the like.  Although his successful visit to the U.S. last week seems to have abated somewhat this debate, it will […]