Tag Archives: Capitalism

Jesus, the Poor and the Church

Recently, Pope Francis issued forth the apostolic exhortation Evanellii Gaudium, which has set forth his vision on the direction that he wants the Roman Catholic Church to take during his papacy. In his exhortation, Pope Francis urges Roman Catholics and … Continue reading

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Jasper and the Economy

Originally published as a September 25, 2009 webcomic for Everyday Citizen All of us know friends and family members who’ve really struggled during this current recession. I know several friends who’ve been looking for jobs for many months, and they … Continue reading

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The Weekend Before Halloween At Occupy San Jose

On Halloween weekend I dropped by Occupy San Jose to see if anything was going on. They were having face painting and various other activities for children who were visiting with their parents. I spent some time talking to the … Continue reading

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Religious People Participating in “Occupy Wall Street”

As the “Occupy Wall Street” protests have continued in the last couple of weeks, more religious people from many different religions have begun to join and make their presence felt. This is important, as religious people have made important contributions … Continue reading

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“Occupy Wall Street” and the Struggling Middle Class

Here are some articles that I found on the struggling middle class. Illustrating this blog are more photos I took of Occupy San Jose last week. Tim Mullaney wrote on the October 20, 2011 edition of USA Today In the … Continue reading

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Thinking About the Wealthy and “Occupy Wall Street”

One of my favorite Founding Fathers is Thomas Paine. The inspiration for this Everyday Citizen website, Paine was a strong foe of the aristocracy and the monarchy form of government. Despite his opposition to monarchy, Paine argued in the French … Continue reading

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More of “Occupy San Jose”

Here are more photos that I took from the Occupy San Jose protest that I visited last Friday. The protests have taken place in San Jose City Hall, where a group of activists have made encampments and plan to stay … Continue reading

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