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Pittsburgh: A City Has Its Limits
Arms Are For Hugging
Weapons sales to developing countries last year reached their lowest level in eight years, according to a new report by the Congressional Research Service.
Who's Using Charitable Choice Funding, and How?
This spring, the Survey Research Center at the University of Akron surveyed 587 leaders of faith-based organizations with government contracts under federal programs...
Flexing Some Muscle
The Swedish appliance manufacturer ASKO dropped advertising that mocked eating disorders in response to a campaign effort by the U.S.-based organization Dads and Daughters.
The Story of the Lummi Totem Pole
There's more to the Lummi totem pole than meets the eye. At a time when Americans asked themselves "What can I do?" in response to the Sept.
David, Goliath, and Uncle Sam
Colombia's U'wa indigenous group, numbering only 5,000, feared for their survival when U.S.-based Occidental Petroleum began plans nearly a decade ago to drill on their lands.
Suit Up for Salvation
Wondering what to wear to the next Bible study or church potluck? Need high visibility clothing for jogging at night?
Pillaging the Populace
Western Pennsylvania's Citizens Budget Campaign met last spring with the Pittsburgh City Council to discuss the impact of the 2003 federal budget on their city.
Walk This Way
The Nonviolent Peaceforce is putting soldiers in the field.
The world now has purple M&Ms, but hold your applause for the little chocolates until the West African cocoa fields are rid of child slavery.
Who Occupies the Occupied Territories?
The Glasgow University Media Group decided to research how much about the Middle East conflict students learned from watching TV. This is what they found.
Educated to Debt
Two-hundred-seventy Haitian refugees—including children—have been held for more than six months in a maximum-security prison
Favelas to Fashion
Brazilian popular educator Paulo Freire probably never thought his ideas would revolutionize the fashion industry, but his student Maria Teresa Romeiro Leal has done just that.
A Jihad on AIDS
In June, the African Religious Leaders Assembly on Children and HIV/AIDS met in Nairobi at the request of the Hope for African Children Initiative and the World Conference of Religions and Peace.
Daring Deeds. In June, seven women gathered on a boat on the Danube in Austria to be ordained as Roman Catholic priests.