Economics

A silver mine of Potosi, Bolivia. iStock photo.
Dean Dettloff February 16, 2018
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops praised the new ombudsperson office, noting it “has called attention to concerns and complaints involving Canadian-based and/or Canadian-registered companies which operate in other countries."
Hortons hears a Fight for $15. Photo courtesy of Denise Martins
Dean Dettloff February 07, 2018
It will come as no surprise that Canadian economists are divided on the benefits of raising the minimum wage, but proponents say the hike is desperately needed following decades of wage stagnation that has led many Canadians to take on significant debt.
Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, speaks on Jan. 22 during the opening session of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. (CNS photo/Denis Balibouse, Reuters)
The annual meeting in Davos brought together people representing business, government, academia and media to discuss the theme, "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World."
Zac Davis January 08, 2018
Millennials didn't create the dysfunctional world they live in; they inherited it.
Nathan Schneider December 28, 2017
It turns out to be easier to make a quick buck in this world than to change it.
Paul D. McNelis, S.J. December 15, 2017
Why not tax individuals for what they take out of society instead of what they contribute?