Heavenly Merchandize

What Ireland’s Abortion Referendum is Really About

This year Ireland will hold a referendum on the issue of abortion. The date has not yet been set but the vote will probably take place in May. Since 1983, enshrined in Article 8 of the Irish Constitution, there has been a constitutional ban on abortions taking place in the Irish Republic. This prohibition was [...]

Historian says market economy is a cultural creation

A particular kind of market-driven capitalism is at the root of America's success as a world economy and it was shaped and promoted by Puritans in Boston, according to church historian, Mark Valeri.Valeri's new book, Heavenly Merchandize is an attempt to answer the question of how a people "who loathed market principles birthed a modern [...]

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