Guest Voices: economy


Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Thanks and giving: Why Wal-Mart “Black Friday” strikes are important

Being able to rest from your labors and give thanks with loved ones is crucial in this treadmill economy.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  01:03 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Retail; retailer; economy; economics; sale; sales; discount; discounts; Wal-Mart; Wal-Mart workers; Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite; Occupy the Bible; Thanksgiving; holiday; retail; stores; shopping; family; holiday; holidays; worker; working; rest; respect; families

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Should President Obama reach out to the Catholic bishops?

It would be a mistake to count out an institution that has been around for 2,000 years, says a Georgetown scholar.

By Thomas J. Reese  |  05:56 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  USCCB; Catholic bishops; statement on economy; financial crisis; United States Conference of Catholic Bishops; President Obama

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Loan forgiveness program and employees in the faith sphere

Journalist explores why clergy and employees at religious nonprofits lost access to loan program.

By Billy Hallowell  |  05:38 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy; education; degrees; Billy Hallowell; loan forgiveness; debt; money; ministry; faith; politics

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Why attacking Iran may give Obama a third term in the White House

Mission seekers, don’t push war agenda during Obama and Romney’s presidential debates.

By Faheem Younus  |  12:55 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012; presidential debates; Iran; 22nd Amendment; President Obama; Mitt Romney; politics; presidential election; economy

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 06/04/2012

Paul Krugman as prophet?: Economic suffering is not a virtue

The presidential election has come down to this theological question: Do some people simply deserve to suffer economically?

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  02:16 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, morality, religion, paul krugman