Messaggero di S. Antonio

The big bluff

The big bluff

For forty years we have been drunk on privatisation, we have dismantled public and common goods and entrusted them to the capitalist market. But the private sector is not the Promised Land... By Luigino Bruni published in Il Messaggero di Sant'Antonio on 01/07/2022 The pandemic, the climate crisi...
Of limitations and oppositions

Of limitations and oppositions

We need to be aware, and keep our conscience alert, that every time we allow a ‘no’ to enter our lives, that ‘no’ multiplies, becomes a mountain, and reduces the horizon of freedom for us and for everyone. by Luigino Bruni published in Il Messaggero di Sant'Antonio on 23/09/2021 In the 1960s, Tho...
The logic of the ravine

The logic of the ravine

Ecology must be inserted within the economy, in that integral ecology-economy which is the great message of the encyclical «Laudato si'». by Luigino Bruni published in Messaggero di Sant'Antonio on11/08/2021 The economic theme of the moment is ecological transition. But the signals are ambiguous....
A.A.A. New Council Wanted

A.A.A. New Council Wanted

At a time when capitalism is showing its insufficiency to save the planet and the poor, the pontificate of Francis is proposing important challenges to economic and financial life. by Luigino Bruni published in Il Messaggero di Sant'Antonio on 24/06/2021 On 25 January 1959, three months after his...
Abel and the circular economy

Abel and the circular economy

What is still missing from a circular economy in order for it to be "civil" and even of "communion"? by Luigino Bruni published in Il messaggero di Sant'Antonio on 10/05/2021 «Circular  Economy» seems to be the watchword of the new green and sustainable economy. We certainly cannot deny that circ...
Money and Care

Money and Care

We will emerge from the revolution in health care generated by Covid by paying better for the care itself and by learning again to bend over the victims, because we are still able to feel being moved in our guts when facing the world's pain. by Luigino Bruni published in Il Messaggero di Sant'A...
Covid and Relationships

Covid and Relationships

We won't realise it straight away, we will start going out together again, of course; but this missing year will leave a gap in the fabric of our relationships. by Luigino Bruni published in Messaggero di Sant'Antonio on 18/03/2021 It will take a long time to properly account for the damag...

Children of the World, Our Children

Every young person is the son or daughter of everyone, not just his or her parents. Every child born is an inhabitant of the earth, and therefore my neighbour. Europe was founded on this natural and Christian law. Following the example of Abraham and Sarah. by Luigino Bruni published in Messaggero...