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Economically Illiterate Archbishops Are No Use To The Church (Or Anyone Else)


The election just became more comical thanks to the intervention of the Church of England in the form of a soon to be published collection of essays “On Rock or Sand” by the Archbishop of York. Guess what? He deplores capitalism and comes from the Marxist approach of “from each as he has, to each as he needs” redistribution. The Archbishop of Canterbury and Labour peer Lord Adonis are also contributing to the book, which is similar in tone and content to one produced 30 years ago during the Thatcherite revitalisation of this country. It seems that the Church has not noticed that socialism doesn’t work (and never has).

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