Moral economy quiz
Michael De Dora
Posted on April 5, 2012
The Center for American Progress has posted what I think is an interesting and challenging quiz in which you have to match famous political, business, and religious leaders to quotes on the ethics of capitalism:
Debate over what constitutes a moral economy is back. The Ryan Budget rolled out last month drew outrage and criticism from prominent faith leaders including Bishop Gene Robinson, Father Thomas Kelly, and Rabbi Jack Moline. Also last month, Goldman Sachs Executive Director Greg Smith announced his resignation from the firm with a public letter in The New York Times.
Smith isn’t the first businessman to assert that morality has an important role to play in the capitalist system, and Robinson, Kelly, and Moline are not the first religious leaders to demand an economy that works for the most vulnerable members of society. Historical figures on both sides of the political aisle, and in both the private and public sector, have advocated for responsible capitalism.
Give the quiz a try here.
You can read my previous postings on this subject here, here, and here.