Lisa Dougan 03-09-2010

My alarm went off at 5 a.m. today. As I sat up and unzipped my sleeping bag, a gust of Oklahoma wind bitterly ushered me into a new day. Drops of rain splashed my face, extinguishing the last few embers of my sleepiness.

Jeannie Choi 02-01-2010

While some U.S. households are cutting out entertainment to make ends meet during the economic recession, others are going hungry. In 2008, the U.S.

Sondra Haaga 01-27-2010

America, dominating the global economy, imports more goods than it exports. What is less tangible, but possibly more important, is how America exports its values to a rapidly interconnecting global society.

Leah Beidler 01-14-2010

This is Cindy and Phyllis writing to let you know that we are all safe here at Bolosse. We were hit hard though.

Martha St. Jean 01-14-2010'w an Dey...

"Haiti believe in God," reads a friend's Google mail status.

Nadia Bolz-Weber 12-22-2009
Again this Wednesday we joined the broader church in singing vespers, the evening prayer which always includes Mary's song, the Magnificat.
The decision has been made. The orders have been signed. The first wave of the 30,000 additional warriors heading to Afghanistan is scheduled to arrive before Christmas.
The United States is a country that is at once overweight and hungry. There are those among us who are overweight and obese. There are those among us who live with food insecurity.
Multiple Authors 11-24-2009
Nowadays everyone's talking about nuclear disarmament.
Elizabeth Palmberg 11-18-2009
The World Summit on Food Security ended today in Rome, with words about cutting hunger, but no real progress on one of hunger's key causes: specula
Elizabeth Palmberg 11-11-2009
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Adam White 11-02-2009
In spring of 2008, my boss, hedge fund manager Mike Masters, and I were studying the effects that investors were having on commodity prices.
Ernesto Tinajero 09-14-2009
My church started a community garden this summer. Our tomatoes, beans, and greens now grace the shelves of our food bank.
Tracey Bianchi 09-11-2009
Last Monday, our family, like millions of other Americans, sat in holiday weekend traffic to get back home after an extra day away.
Rachel Black 09-10-2009
Numbers released today from the U.S. Census Bureau confirmed what has become widely apparent: more people are living in poverty because of the economic recession. It's tragic but obvious.
Robert Bolognese 07-31-2009
The planet is warming at an unprecedented rate, and this will have enormous impact: By the middle of this century, an estimated 150 to 200 million people may become permanently displaced due to ris
Jim Wallis 07-09-2009
As the G8 Summit begins in Italy, Pope Benedict XVI has released a new encyclical on the global economy.
Anna Almendrala 06-18-2009
An interview with a man and his children in an Internally Displaced Person (refugee) camp quickly devolves into a father desperately trying to sell his smallest child to the cameraman.