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Labor Day

When I was growing up, I was taught that St. Joseph was the patron saint of labor, of workers. Because he was a carpenter, I guess: I pictured little-boy Jesus messing around underfoot, playing with scraps, while his (adoptive) dad … Continue reading

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Personal Decisions, Global Catastrophes: Capitalism is Not Inherently Friendly to Human Life

Garland Grey at Tiger Beatdown writes eloquently about the danger of treating self-replicating, amoral systems as if they were a fit substitute for governance. The people who defend these systems imbue them with non-existant ethical faculties as if ethical choices … Continue reading

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