Jason Hartman talks with Dr. Robert Whaples, Professor and Chair in the Department of Economics, Wake Forest University and co-editor and managing editor of The Independent Review. The two discuss the current Pope’s world view and the nature of the Catholic church today.
[1:58] What is Pope Francis’ world view?
[6:23] How the economy is connected to the environment in the Pope’s world view
[12:02] Do we need environmental regulations and taxes?
[13:49] Have we just exported our pollution?
[19:05] Where does the Catholic church come in on the uneven playing fields of markets and oligarchies