Two economists tell the story and suggest reforms.
New books that are shaping discussions about ethics in a capitalist society
Eugene McCarraher explains how money became our object of worship.
Darren Dochuk shows how oil and American Christianity have long shaped each other.
The theologian doesn’t want finance capitalism to determine what we’re worth.
“Religious vocation sits very uneasily with individual self-advancement.”
The fall of Sears reflects larger problems with how corporations are run.
Bruce Rogers-Vaughn believes that modern capitalism isn't simply anti-government. It's also anti-human and anti-church.
What do terrorists and populist nationalists have in common? They're fueled by inequality.
There’s nothing subtle about Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Marxist critique of life in postcolonial Kenya.
Wine is a good gift from God. Coca-Cola is not. (But is it really that simple?)
An ethicist and an anthropologist ask: How much is too much?
Christianity isn’t inherently white supremacist. But Christian faith in America has been interpreted in a way that upholds the tenets of white supremacy, which is built on 18th and 19th century Western hegemonic values. These cultural values, which have been intertwined into mainline American Christianity, protect and uphold the system of white supremacy. “All men are created equal,” claims the Declaration of Independence.
Why have American Christians so readily baptized the idea of free-market capitalism? Kevin Kruse illuminates the long, tangled history.