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Pope Francis Urges Europeans to Reject ‘Throwaway Culture’
Originally Posted: 11/25/2014 - 3:16pm | Type: Blog

The 77-year-old pontiff is well-known for his attacks on consumerism and for his compassion for the poor. More recently, Francis has turned his attention to bioethics issues, describing abortion, embryonic ste ...

The Luck of the Irish: Occupy Ireland, The Gift and Punk Economics
Originally Posted: 01/30/2012 - 11:15pm | Type: Blog

"Ireland is the canary in the coal mine, because what happened in Ireland three years ago is happening all over Europe right now." — Irish economist David McWilliams Oh, ...

The Year of the Protester
Originally Posted: 12/14/2011 - 2:02pm | Type: Blog

According to TIME Magazine, 2011 is the year of “The Protester.” I love seeing who is chosen as TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year. Pres ...

Why Work-Free Sundays?
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger In March more than 70 organizations, including churches, labor unions, and civil society groups, met for the first Europ ...