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2013-05-15 08:24:20

NEW YORK, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- He is an historian and a political activist widely credited with having raised public awareness about and galvanized public opposition to fracking. Dr. Adrian Kuzminski, Resident Scholar in Philosophy at Hartwick College, has also been a public official and candidate for office who has worked for political change through both the Green and Democratic parties, as well as through various environmental groups. Kuzminski's new book, The Ecology of Money:...

2009-03-30 18:43:11

The U.S. economic downturn is taking less out of American Muslims who follow an Islamic law against paying or charging interest, observers note. The Sacramento Bee reported Monday that as a group Muslims also have been somewhat protected because they are barred from investing in banks and mortgages, which have experienced a big hit in the marketplace. If everybody was Shariah-compliant, there would be no recession, said Farouk Fakira, who moderated a discussion on Islamic finance at...