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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Links - A Closer Look at Culture and the Economy

Links – A Clearer Look at Culture and

the Economy

          As the primary election season moves forward, the media are trying to set economic issues and social issues against each other, implying that the economy is important and should drives people’s votes, while social issues like abortion should not.  As Catholics we know that basic human rights issues like abortion always weigh more than economic theory, but what we often forget is that social and economic issues are intimately related.  The two links below lead to wonderful articles highlighting this point.  They are must-reads for anyone wanting to develop a more thorough understanding of the challenges of poverty and the economy, and seeking to cast an informed vote.