Paul and Dominic talk with the economist, Tony Annett about how Catholic Social Teaching gives us the tools to create a just economy. We discuss wealth inequality and the universal destination of goods before getting into what CST has to say about Libertarianism and Neoliberalism. We also dive into a Catholic perspective on usury and student loan forgiveness.
Tony is a senior advisor at the Sustainable Development Solutions Network and an adjunct professor at Fordham University. He spent two decades at the International Monetary Fund, including as speechwriter to two Managing Directors. He holds a PhD. in economics from Columbia University.
He’s also the author of Cathonomics: How Catholic Tradition Can Create a More Just Economy: http://press.georgetown.edu/book/georgetown/cathonomics
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