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Historical Background


A New Look at a Forgotten Egalitarian

January 3, 2016 /

by Inequality.org


In our deeply unequal times, historian Edward O’Donnell reminds us, the life of the 19th century’s most important critic of concentrated wealth remains as relevant as ever. [caption id="attachment_7376" align="alignright"...

Understanding Dorothy Day Economics

September 28, 2015 /

by Chuck Collins


Why Pope Francis celebrated the life of Dorothy Day in his Capitol Hill address It was heartening and surprising to hear Pope Francis lift up the legacy of Dorothy Day...

Republican Nostalgia for the Gilded Age

November 19, 2014 /

by Claire Goldstene


 Though Republicans often feign nostalgia for the 1950s, they are actually more nostalgic for the Gilded Age. By Claire Goldstene [caption id="attachment_7472" align="alignright" width="300"] At least since Ronald Reagan, the...

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