Europe’s far right seems determined to hijack Christianity in its bid for power

Today Catholic fundamentalism is fully mixed with anti-Muslim feeling, disguised antisemitism, racism and a narrow anti-EU nationalism Andrea Mammone The Independent Voices An 800-year-old monastery in Italy’s Apennine mountains has become the latest battleground in a bitter war of ideas. The imposing buildings of Trisulti to the east of Rome […]

How does corruption flourish?

By Henry J. Schumacher – January 15, 2019 Corruption flourishes when someone has quasi monopoly power over a product or service and has discretion to decide how much to receive, and where accountability and transparency are weak. So, to fight corruption we—and that includes all of us—must reduce market dominance, […]