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Christian Aid's 2007 report "A Rich Seam: Who Benefits from Rising Commodity Prices?" indicates that mining companies that extract raw commodities—such as oil, nickel, or copper—turn th
'Its Better to Light a Candle'
'This Land is Home to Me.'
Jesuit priest Joseph R.
Working for a Living
In January, the new Democratic House passed a clean minimum wage bill, but in early February the Senate tagged on $8.3 billion in tax cuts for businesses, effectively delaying final action until a
Real Product: Sweet Salvation
Poverty Goes Suburban
Since the industrial revolution, cities often have been seen as the domain of low-income residents, while their surrounding suburbs have been home to middle- and upper-income people.
Beauty, Bracelets and Brainpower
BeadforLife has helped roll hundreds of Ugandan families out of poverty by training HIV-positive women and refugees in the art of bead rolling.
Toronto-based Anglicans met in November to discuss restorative justice models in the criminal justice system, especially in light of the new Canadian administration's promise to be "tough on crime.
Housing a Firm Foundation
The Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee celebrated victory after a two-year organizing campaign resulted in the local council passing an ordinance to create a Housing Trust Fund (HTF) for su
Woof! Alleluia! Woof!
Let all creation praise! Worried that your pooch won't come with you at the rapture? Anxious that the piety crowd might think your four-legged life partner is short on salvation?
Thwack! for Jesus
There's no better way to prevent boredom than playing paddleball, and there's no better paddleball to remind you of your status with the Lord than the Inspirational Paddleball Game.
Sowing Peace and Justice
The management of the Smithfield Foods pork processing plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina—where 25,000 to 32,000 hogs are slaughtered each day—and the lawyers of a local Catholic parish
Christians and Muslims Fight AIDS
Three hundred Christian and Muslim religious leaders from 20 Arab countries met in Cairo to launch the region's first faith-based network focused on HIV/AIDS.
Alleged CPT Captors Held for Trial
Three Christian Peacemaker Teams members who were held captive for 118 days in Iraq met in Britain last December—after police asked them to testify in the trial of their alleged captors&mdash
Follow the Weapon Trade
The U.S. provided nearly half of the conventional weapons sold to developing nations in 2005
Old Nukes, New Uses
Mercenaries on the Rise
Private military contractors have reportedly fired indiscriminately on Iraqi civilians hundreds of times throughout the U.S.