Category Archives: Faith, Values and Economics

General posts or links on economics as it relates to faith and values. The big questions and issues against which all systems must be measured.

The 2016 Presidential Primaries


I keep hoping that the presidential candidates will be addressing the deeply serious political-economic and environmental crises that our country (and the world) are facing.  So far, global warming is never even mentioned by the Republican candidates.  And the only … Continue reading

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Madison and the Need for System Change


The current situation in Madison, Wisconsin, and several other states starkly points out the need for system change.  This represents more than a partisan challenge.  Some (not all) of these Republican governors seem to think that attacking the right of … Continue reading

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William Greider’s “Come Home, America”


I am about 60% through William Greider’s excellent 2009 book, “Come Home, America: The Rise and Fall (and Redeeming Promise) of Our Country.”  The book covers much more than economics, although the need for economic and political reform is laid … Continue reading

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