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Is Charity Catching?

Do a few simple acts of charity inspire others to do the same? We've all noticed that BAD acts seem to inspire more of the same, but what about the good things that get done?

Researchers have found the first laboratory evidence that cooperative behavior is contagious and that it spreads from person to person to person. When people...

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Charity isn't Always Good

We have too much corn, all of it subsidized by our tax dollars, which pay not only to grow it but to store it. This is why you're hearing so much about ethanol (which is made from corn) lately. The government is desperate to find a way to get rid of some of this, and one way it does this is by selling it at low prices it to poor countries,...

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How to Help Victims of Pakistan Quake

As the death toll from the Pakistan earthquake passes the 80,000 mark, the weather in the region is turning cold. Many thousands more are going to die this winter, and so far only $135 million of the $550 million in aid dollars that have been promised have actually been received. But the story's over. The big media has forgotten about the quake...

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