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Opinion by Marshall Connolly: Pope Francis calls for redistribution of wealth. Here's what that really means. Watch

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Pope Francis blasted tax cuts and laws which favor the wealthy at the inevitable expense of the poor.  Note from the Editor in Chief. ... continue reading

Is this the end of the Trump economy? Spooked by coronavirus, markets show signs of correction Watch

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Under the Trump administration, the U.S. economy rocketed into uncharted territory. The economy is enjoying the longest period of growth in ... continue reading

CEOs are pessimistic about the economy - should you prep for a recession? Watch

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PricewaterhouseCoopers International (PwC Global) just published an international survey of CEO opinions regarding the economy. Slightly ... continue reading

Won't $15 an hour wages hurt business? - Why that's the wrong question Watch

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The number of places where a worker can earn a $15/hour minimum wage is set to double with the New Year. But what impact will this have on ... continue reading

Profits & Politics over People, why California is paying more to sit in the dark Watch

Image of Millions of Californians will be impacted by blackouts today, including millions who cannot work or attend school in affected areas.

Californians pay a lot for electricity. According to one website, Californians pay the 8th highest rate in the nation, at an average of ... continue reading

Judgment reached in Knights of Columbus contract lawsuit Watch

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A federal jury concluded Thursday that the Knights of Columbus breached a verbal contract with a technology company that hoped to become a ... continue reading

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What does a just economy look like? One bishop reflects Watch

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The head of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development called on Catholics to reflect this Labor Day on Catholic ... continue reading

Why organized labor is (still) a Catholic cause Watch

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At a time when labor unions are weak, Catholics still have a place in the labor movement, said a priest who emphasized the Church's ... continue reading

Businesses beware! The IRS will tax robots too Watch

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Businesses looking to robots to automate labor might have to think again, the IRS wants a cut.  LOS ANGELES, CA (California Network) - ... continue reading

Recessions looms in the USA, what will that mean for Catholics? Watch

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Recession warnings are flashing on the stock market with the yield-curve inversion and other indicators showing signs that a recession will ... continue reading

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