Morning Reads: Pope Francis’s Populism Rattles GOP; Debtors’ Prisons Return

Some stories for a slow news day.
Morning Reads: Pope Francis’s Populism Rattles GOP; Debtors’ Prisons Return

Via Moyers & Company:

Good morning! Only 364 shopping days left until Christmas! Before working on your list, take a look at some of the stories we’re reading on this slow holiday news day…

He’s freaking them out –> Katie Glueck reports for Politico that Pope Francis’ economic views are ‘rattling’ the GOP.

A year-end review worth noting –> Salon’s Josh Eidelson looks back at an eventful year for the American labor movement.

Somalia? –> At AlterNet, RJ Eskow considers what a libertarian paradise with no social safety net and limited public services would look like in the real world.

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