Carlos Alberto Montaner

December 23, 2013 6:40 PM

Pope Francis, Michelle Bachelet and the market

Pope Francis has given his version of the market. It is very negative. He titled it Evangelii Gaudium, or “The Joy of the Gospel.” It says that capitalism kills, whereas it is evident that, in the past two centuries, political freedoms, the market economy and private enterprise combined have improved and substantially extended the lives of people.

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