Wonder Information Tag

Popes normally stick to their bailiwick, faith and worship. But Pope Francis’s criticisms of capitalism came early and often, escalating since the beginning of the covid pandemic. The pontiff describes free market thinking as “magic theories.”  “The fragility of world systems in the face of the pandemic has demonstrated...

For over a year well-to-do Americans have quite literally been “quarantining” packages shipped to them,  and that were dropped off at their residences by “science-denying” untouchables who lacked the means to similarly “shelter-in-place.” The package-terrified have usually waited 48 hours before handling said box and contents....

(Don Boudreaux) TweetGeorge Will writes wisely about technology – and the people who us it. A slice: Today, the Internet and social media enable instantaneous dissemination of stupidity, thereby creating the sense that there is an increasing quantity of stupidity relative to the population’s size. This...

The pandemic has revealed and reexposed many fault lines in our societies. On the topic of government power, on lopsided risk assessments, on the religious awakening of secular society, on whether strangers are a source of inspiration and cooperation or a lethal threat, and on...

Following cues from social and environmental activists, many CEOs are now signaling the wokeness of their companies. They extol the virtues of ESG (environment, social, governance) goals such as fighting climate change and increasing biodiversity to promoting racial justice, income equality, and higher taxation. The poster...

The woke left turn of much of corporate America has us thinking about a long-ago Journal headline: Down With Big Business. That header atop a 1979 editorial came in a decade, like this one, when prominent companies were accommodating an aggressive expansion of government to...