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Jim Cramer's Wallis' Mad Money

My stock pick for the day? Hormel, the makers of Spam. Since May, Spam has been reporting record sales. It is one of the first moves for many families when they need to cut back in their food budgets. So BUY, BUY, BUY!
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The Other Meltdown

The financial crisis is nothing to bat an eyelash at, of course, but as the U.S.
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Climate Change: The Threat to Life and A New Energy Future

Through videos, dioramas, and interactive stations, the American Museum of Natural History's (AMNH) exhibit Climate Change: The Threat to Life and A New Energy Future, explores the different ways we have altered the natural world through our
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Mugabe's Unilateralism Obstructs Power-Sharing in Zimbabwe

Last week, Robert Mugabe unilaterally appointed his own ministers to all key positions.
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Seeing Immigration Through Biblical Spectacles

About 20 years ago, Stanley Hauerwas and William Willimon wrote a book provocatively titled Resident Aliens.
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Party for Your Right to Fight Poverty

This week, a number of "awareness days" fall on the calendar-October 16 was World Food Day, today is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, October 17-19 are the Millenium Development Gr
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What New Monastics Can Learn from History (Part 2)

[continued from part 1] Out of a general respect for anyone who seeks to serve the inner city (I grew up in the housing projects of Brook
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History Won't Wash Away Torture's Shame

According to a recent article in The Washington Post, the Bush administratio
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