By Michael D. Greaney
Discussion of Klaus Schwab and the World Economic Forum’s “Great Reset” usually centers on convincing people who are already convinced that it’s either the only way to save the world or a proposal to finish off what’s left of it. Advocates simply assume it will work. Those opposed tend to say, “Just don’t do it,” or they recommend alternatives ranging from returning to a past that never existed or urging the creation of a future as impracticable as the Great Reset itself.
What Pope Pius XI called a “restructuring of the social order” as an application of Catholic social teaching, however, offers a greater reset than anything imagined by proponents or opponents of Schwab’s plan.
Applied social justice is the only realistic and viable alternative to the WEF’s proposal—which presents a serious difficulty. What is “Catholic social teaching,” and what do we mean by “social justice”? … Read it all