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Wealth

Let Them Eat Capitalism

Clive Crook, a columnist at BloombergView, recently challenged what he calls the “Aspen Consensus,” a set of unquestioned assumptions by the Intellectual Class that capitalism is a “morally tainted enterprise.”  Such a view, Crook finds, is held most fervently and...

Does Wealth Make Us Less Religious?

According to a study from the Pew Research Center, the answer to this question appears to be yes. “In general, people in richer nations are less likely than those in poorer nations to say religion plays a very important role in their lives,” the authors report. The...