extreme poverty

Lynne Hybels 02-24-2010
During the past two years, I've traveled internationally quite extensively, focused on issues related to extreme poverty, HIV/AIDS, gender-based violence, and war.
Hayley Hathaway 12-07-2009

Liberia is the most recent country to fall into the talons of a "vulture fund." Last week, British courts ruled that Liberia has to pay $20 million to two vulture funds, Wall Capital Ltd. and Hamsah Investments, for a debt that dates back to 1978.

Jim Wallis 11-02-2009
Last week, my wife Joy and I were front and center when Bill and Melinda Gates launched their new Living Proof campaign in Washington, D.C.
Eugene Cho 10-19-2009

Like many folks a couple weeks ago, I was stunned that Obama had won the Nobel Peace Prize. In fact, I thought it was some sort of joke but alas, it was legit. But I did manage to get couple tweets in there including this one:

I have a neighbor who has a little maxim he uses to explain much of what he sees on the news or reads about in the local paper.
Cesar Baldelomar 04-03-2009
Jesus, who was a Palestinian Jew living under Roman occupation, preached a message that was anti-state and religious imperialism.
Brian Swarts 03-04-2009
The season of Lent reminds us of the renewal that came through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus.
Teddy Warria 02-24-2009

I am the tenth of 17 children from a polygamous East African family. I hail from the village of Kamnwa in western Kenya, near the shores of Lake Victoria, and grew up in Nairobi City.

Rachel Anderson 11-25-2008

When you are giving thanks this week, why not give thanks for money? Sound crass? It shouldn't be, because that's what could empower a household economy based on gratitude rather than one driven by greed or guilt.

Brian Swarts 09-26-2008
Yesterday, the United Nations met to discuss our progress toward cutting global poverty in half by 2015. Tonight, the U.S.

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