Tag: Poverty

The Perils of Pious Neoliberalism

Amid extreme wealth inequality, Vijay Prashad considers the appeal of reactionary new religious traditions that measure salvation in the present balance of your bank account.  

Chris Hedges: The Good Priest

Father Michael Doyle, who died earlier this month at his parish house in Camden, New Jersey, infused his Christianity with his goodness. That goodness showed us what it means to live a life of faith.

The Poverty of US Politics

Given the breadth and depth of deprivation in the richest country in the world, it should be surprising how little attention has been paid to the priorities of poor and low-income voters in the 2022 election season, writes Liz Theoharis.

The Rise of Christian Nationalism

Abortion became just one potent weapon in the arsenal of a movement, years in the making, that is ready to flex its power in ever larger and more audacious ways, writes Liz Theoharis.

A Future Society

Research institutes from around the world have come together to start an international discussion responding to the broad crises of our times, writes Vijay Prashad.

Chris Hedges: American Satyricon

Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial will not hold the powerful men involved  in the Jeffrey Epstein ring accountable or challenge oppressive systems fueling male violence.