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Capitalism

  • Capitalism has 'triumphed': Summers  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    The capitalist system has triumphed and has proven to be "remarkably resilient" says Lawrence Summers, former U.S. Treasury Secretary.

  • Sluggish Chinese economy  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    Digging into China's slowing economy, and at what level of cost the country will inject risk into the system, with China Beige Book president Leland Miller.

  • Democracy and capitalism: 25 years from now  Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    Will American-style democracy be preserved a quarter century from now? CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at what democracy and capitalism may hold for 2039.

  • The pope was right-ish — but here's the problem Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Moses Maimonides

    The pope had a good message on the poor but his attack on capitalism was hard to digest. You know who we need now? A Medieval Jewish rabbi.

  • Cardinal Dolan responds to donor concerns  Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 7:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Carbrera reports on whether recent comments from the Pope will make it harder for the Catholic Church to raise money from the wealthy.

  • Cardinal Dolan on Pope's capitalism comments  Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 6:17 AM ET

    Cardinal Timothy Dolan shares his views about the free markets after Pope Francis generated controversy over his comments about capitalism, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Dolan on free market  Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks to Cardinal Timothy Dolan, asking whether the Catholic Church supports a market- or a government-driven economy. Neither, the cardinal says.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks to Cardinal Timothy Dolan about concerns following the pope's recent comments.

  • Pope not thinking about benefactors: Greenberg  Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 4:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg, Simon Hobbs, Seema Mody and CNBC contributor Greg Ip discuss Pope Francis' criticism on capitalism and high salaries.

  • Pope expounds on capitalist criticism  Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    In his first message for the Roman Catholic Church's World Day of Peace, Pope Francis attacked mega-salaries and gigantic bonuses, saying they were symptoms of an economy based on greed and inequality.

  • The Pope Francis effect?  Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 7:21 PM ET

    Pope Francis was named Time Magazine's 2013 person of the year. Rev. Robert A. Sirico, Action Institute president and co-founder, and Naomi Schaefer Riley, "Till Faith Do Us Part" author, discuss concern for the media's embrace of the Pope.

  • Capitalism and the Catholic Church  Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    R.R. Reno, First Things editor, and Michael Matheson Miller, PovertyCure director, discuss Pope Francis' take on free market capitalism.

  • Pope Francis: Capitalism 'new tyranny'  Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 1:38 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports that Pope Francis has targeted capitalism in his new papal proclamation, calling unfettered capitalism the "new tyranny."

  • Pope calls unfettered capitalism 'a new tyranny' Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    Pope Francis

    In his first major written work, Pope Francis referred to capitalism as "a new tyranny," urging global leaders to fight poverty and inequality.

  • Time for a 'new' capitalism?  Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 11:19 AM ET

    Digging into some of the rules of "progressive capitalism," with Cambridge University Chancellor Lord David Sainsbury. He discusses whether he expects pushback on the push for reform.

  • Corruption backlash offers India hope Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    A man counts Indian rupee notes near the Bombay Stock Exchange building.

    Some economists believe India's slowdown may help turn the country away from the corruption and crony capitalism that fueled the recent boom.

  • World's 8 Wealthiest Nations Wrap Up Summit  Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    G8 leaders wrap up a two-day meeting in Northern Ireland on Tuesday. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick filed this report.

  • The Great Deformation  Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    David Stockman, author of "The Great Deformation," shares his "gloomy" outlook for the U.S.

  • China's New Leaders Worry About Entitlements, Too Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 2:50 PM ET

    As Washington scrambles to avoid the "fiscal cliff," some leaders of China are committed to never allowing their country to fall into the same financial trap.

  • The Free Market Cure  Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 7:56 PM ET

    Is free market capitalism the best path to prosperity? John Allison, CATO president & CEO, weighs in.