Pope Francis keeps saying stuff about capitalism, and people keep listening to it, or at least reporting it. The link below is about a speech he gave in Bolivia, in which he said, among other things, that unfettered pursuit of money is bad — something that literally everyone agrees with. He also apparently said (as paraphrased by the reporter) that poor countries ‘should not be reduced to being providers of raw material and cheap labour for developed countries.’ No reports as to whether he commented on the large number of poor countries that would love to be elevated, economically speaking, to providing raw material and cheap labour for developed countries. >>>
LINK: Unbridled capitalism is the ‘dung of the devil’, says Pope Francis (from Reuters in The Guardian)
…In one of the longest, most passionate and sweeping speeches of his pontificate, the Argentine-born pope used his visit to Bolivia to ask forgiveness for the sins committed by the Roman Catholic church…
…Quoting a fourth century bishop, he called the unfettered pursuit of money “the dung of the devil”, and said poor countries should not be reduced to being providers of raw material and cheap labour for developed countries…..
What do you think?