Self-Managing Socialism: Zappos Style

There have been many attempts to apply socialism to the modern workplace. One of these was the program of former president of France François Mitterrand who sought to implement what he called self-managing socialism in 1981. Like all such schemes, … Continue reading

Life in the Shadows

If the pace of life seems overwhelming, it might well be because we have assumed so many of the jobs once held by others. This is the position of Craig Lambert in his book, Shadow Work: The Unpaid, Unseen Jobs … Continue reading

The Holy Spirit and the Next Conclave

The eyes of the whole world — not just Catholics — are turned to St. Peter’s in Rome, wondering who will be the new Vicar of Christ. This time, after a series of shocking and confusing events, the expectation that … Continue reading

Liberation Theology: A Tool Of Subversion

“It seems clear today that the purpose of the Church is not to save in the sense of ‘guaranteeing heaven.’ The work of salvation is a reality which occurs in history…. the Church is to be ‘reconverted’ to the service … Continue reading

National and International Elites

People who excel at the national level form the elite of a nation. It is composed of exceptional figures of that nation who are representative of its highest sectors of activity and who have corresponding relationships. For example, such an … Continue reading

Gender Equality Run Amok

The politically correct idea of equality seems to know no bounds. Sweden has just introduced a new gender-neutral pronoun — hen. In the Swedish language, he is han and she is hon. Now it seems Sweden’s educational establishment is set … Continue reading

Anti-Catholic Bill Stalls as Faithful React

Chanting “Leave the Church alone! Leave the Church alone!” 4,200 faithful Catholics gathered outside the State Capitol Building in Hartford, Connecticut, on Wednesday to oppose Senate Bill 1098. The proposed bill directly attacks the hierarchical nature of the Catholic Church … Continue reading

Leave the Church Alone!

In Her 2,000-year history, the Catholic Church has suffered untold persecutions, some bloody, others not; some public and declared, others veiled and insidious.Sadly, the persecution at times is instigated by dissidents within the bosom of the Church, attempting to harness … Continue reading

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