(RNS) Thomas Piketty advocated for the kind of tax that would help the working class that elected Donald Trump. The bad news for the president-elect is that it is a solution that has actually been a part of Islam for the past 1,400 years in what is known as zakat.
(RNS) In a new interview, the insurgent Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders continues to wrap himself in the pontiff’s mantle. But does that mean Catholics can “feel the Bern” in the voting booth?
(RNS) I know from my years there as a pastor that Ferguson is a strong community. The town has rootedness, civic pride, strong churches, and a fervent desire to make an integrated community work.
(RNS) A three-word tweet from Pope Francis -- in Latin -- about inequality left some conservatives dazed and confused over Catholic teachings on economics, or rather Pope Francis' interpretation of them.