‘Street Pope,’ By Dan Rodricks In The Sun


Dan Rodricks has a great column about Pope Francis, the “Street Pope,” in the Christmas Eve edition of The Baltimore Sun.

Trickle-down Economics


“Some people continue to defend trickle-down theories which assume that economic growth, encouraged by a free market, will inevitably succeed in bringing about greater justice and inclusiveness. . .

This opinion . . . expresses a crude and naive trust in the goodness of those wielding economic power . . .

Meanwhile, the excluded are still waiting.” — POPE FRANCIS