Economics

A truck travels along a dirt road near a grain farm in Hesper Township, Iowa. The 2018 farm bill was defeated on the floor of the House May 18. It could back for a second vote in late June, but Catholic and other rural life advocates see a need for improvements in the measure before then. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Kevin Clarke June 06, 2018
House Republicans will be returning to a fight over raising work requirements for the nation’s 43 million recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program after a previous effort to pass the farm bill flamed out last month.
Everything from where a family chooses to invest its savings to where a multinational corporation declares its tax residence are ethical decisions, according to a new Vatican document.
Our readers April 20, 2018
“In a global economy, what affects other countries affects us all. If we want to have a just and prosperous home, our businesses must sustain ethical practices everywhere.”
The pope has written an introduction to the new book "Potere e Denaro" ("Power and Money").
(Photo: Jason Edwards/Unsplash)
Our readers March 23, 2018
In making decisions about what to eat, respondents to an informal survey told America that the most important factor was their own health.
Nathan Schneider March 14, 2018
The Vatican just held a hackathon. Take a moment to recover from the shock.