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Richard S. Gunther

  • For $1 a day, a Nobel Prize that is truly noble

    October 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    In a world where everyday we read of killings on a global scale, of terrorism and the pathos of unending poverty affecting billions of people, last Friday brought wonderful news.

    Muhammad Yunus and his Grameen Bank in Bangladesh won the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his...

  • Argentina

    January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    To visit Argentina today is to see with your own eyes the tragedy these people are facing.

    Imagine living in a country where you experience the following:

    You have worked hard for years, and every month you add to your savings in a dollar account held at a major international bank...

  • Jews of Uzbekistan

    October 19, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    What and where is Uzbekistan? Following the breakup of the USSR, Uzbekistan is an independent country of 23 million people, located in central Asia, west of China.

    There are three theories on when Jews came to Uzbekistan:

    1. A myth-like tale claims they are part of the tribe...