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Chevron Ecuador Case Shows Limits of Legal System

Karen Hinton | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Karen Hinton

After 20 years of litigation in courts around the globe, the Ecuadorians remain twice victimized -- first by the exploitation of their environment, and now by the exploitation by both sides of a legal system ill equipped to deliver them justice.

Is Our Legal System the Best in the World?

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 09.16.2013 | Crime
Nancy K. Humphreys

The discussion of the Trayvon Martin case, oops, I meant to say the George Zimmerman case, is currently focusing on the jurors. I can't help but think...

The Widow Mary Gargar Meets the Global Positioning System (GPS)

Jane Wales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jane Wales

For the majority of the world's poor, poverty is predominantly a rural issue. What role can philanthropists play in creating the conditions necessary for wide-spread economic growth in rural areas?