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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.

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.

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...

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.

Newsbites

Waste Not.

Suit Up for Salvation

Wondering what to wear to the next Bible study or church potluck? Need high visibility clothing for jogging at night?

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.

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.

Resources

Building Supplies

Confirmation Cards with Kickback

Pittsburgh: A City Has Its Limits

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. 

Newsbites

Daring Deeds. In June, seven women gathered on a boat on the Danube in Austria to be ordained as Roman Catholic priests.

All Shall Be One?

Christian leaders from all U.S.

Accessorize the Reformation

Here's the perfect gift for the hard-to-shop-for Lutheran in your life, or for that matter any friendly neighborhood church reformer.

Death Shall Have No Dominion

Nurit Elhanan and her husband, Rami, both 52, are campaigning for an end to the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories. What's remarkable about their peace campaign?

Fun With Facts

Twelve of the world's top 20 megacities are in Asia and the Pacific. Tokyo, with more than 26 million people, is currently the world's largest city.

Walk This Way

The Nonviolent Peaceforce is putting soldiers in the field.

Sweet Promises

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.