The spiritual leader of the Catholic world recently criticised capitalism, suggested he found the free market system inadequate when it comes to meeting basic human needs.
The pressure to 'do more' can be more harmful than the perceived dip in productivity during this pandemic.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 407 points, or 1.7 percent, to 23,944, driven largely by a 12.9 percent surge for Boeing.
US President Donald Trump’s Europe travel ban announced sent all three major US stock indexes into a tailspin, slamming the book on the longest-running US bull market on record.
This year was the first time the "Edelman Trust Barometer", which for two decades has polled tens of thousands of people on their trust in core institutions, sought to understand how capitalism itself was viewed.
Evidence that our planet is teetering on the edge of disaster is everywhere to be seen.
The American sociologist was one of the most powerful detractors of the existing world order and consistently emphasised the need for alternatives over his decades-long career.
The US can only find a solution to their immigration policy once they can sort out their foreign policy - which might not happen anytime soon.
US stocks were staging a furious late-afternoon rally on Thursday, closing with gains after erasing a near 600-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
As China and the US vye for political and economic influence in several regions, the rivalry will inevitably turn into a clash. Which country is best placed to come out on top?
Marx's birth city of Trier led commemorations of the man officials describe as a "great son of the city", with 600 events planned around the 19th-century scholar hailed for foretelling the ills of capitalism.
Police in the Netherlands say the country's permissive drug policy has spawned an underground economy with criminal gangs in charge.
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