The Common Good

Articles By Ryan Beiler

U.S. military assistance to Colombia is reaching levels comparable to the aid given El Salvador in the 1980s, as the Drug War replaces the Cold War in the rubric of national security.
On New Year’s Eve, 310 of the more than 500 activists gathered at the Nevada Test Site committed civil disobedience, calling for the abolition of nuclear arms.
Music to afflict the comfortable.
On September 29 President Clinton announced that the administration would erase 100 percent of the debt owed to the United States by 30 heavily indebted poor countries.
While the U.S. military has spent more than $30 million on its fortress-like base in Kosovo—complete with a Burger King—Kosovars themselves are left with a war-ravaged homeland...
Celvin Galindo, the prosecutor investigating the murder of Guatemalan Bishop Juan Jose Gerardi, has fled to the United States for fear of his life.
The U.S. State Department this fall cited Sudan as potentially subject to economic sanctions under the International Religious Freedom Act for its persecution of Christians and other religious groups.
An estimated 10 million Colombians—a quarter of the country’s population—took to the streets this fall in protests demanding an end to 40 years of armed conflict t
Founded by a handful of Oklahoma farmers in 1903, family-owned First Bethany Bank & Trust recalls some of the finest traditions of small-town business.
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