The Communist does not justify Communism so that it may be established; he would rather establish it so that it may be justified.
The classic definition of fascism is a situation in which Big Business and Big Government are formally united in their aims.
The Lost Condemnations of Communism of Vatican II make clear that communism is opposed to Catholic faith and morals, but so is capitalism.
Years ago, St. John Paul II critiqued the economics of globalization, and raised serious ethical questions about the way it is implemented.
Today we are obsessed by the desire to keep prices down. Nevertheless, the cult of minimum prices can have some nasty consequences.
And now, O Jesus of Nazareth, I wonder and wonder again whether in going away from these home-crafts we did not go from Our Father into a far country…
A standard critique of capitalism, going back to Chesterton and Belloc, is that it creates a collusion between Big Government and Big Business.
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