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IMF lending habits get a little tighter

May 18, 2010
In a 94-0 vote today, the Senate opted to oppose International Monetary Fund bailout packages to nations unlikely to repay them. Marketplace Stacey Vanek-Smith has the story.
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Supporting veterans from behind bars

Apr 14, 2010
As the recession drags on, charitable giving in the U.S. has become less of a priority. But one group of unlikely philanthropists hasn't been fazed by the recession. Sonata Lee Narcisse reports.
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Unemployed man gives savings away

Apr 9, 2010
Giving away $10 each day for a year might seem strange for someone who is unemployed. Rebecca Sheir reports on one Washington D.C. man's unique project, Year of Giving.
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Foreign aid that hurts rather than helps

Mar 4, 2010
When it comes to giving aid to places like Haiti and Chile, sometimes a helping hand can have unintended consequences. Sabri Ben-Achour reports on the economics of disaster relief.
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What's cutting into donations to Chile?

Mar 2, 2010
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Chile and promised more aid. But coming so quickly after the quake in Haiti, will recovery efforts be hampered? Jeff Tyler reports.
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Man gives company to his employees

Feb 18, 2010
Bob Moore, owner of Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods, talks with Kai Ryssdal about why he gave his employees a big gift: his company via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
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Best way to spread Haiti relief funds

Feb 8, 2010
More than $640 million has been raised for Haiti so far, and the biggest agencies have gotten the most of it. The Chronicle of Philanthropy's Stacey Palmer talks with Kai Ryssdal about some ways money might be distributed more widely.
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Study: 1 in 8 Americans use food banks

Feb 2, 2010
A new study by Feeding America says 37 million people receive emergency food assistance from soup kitchens each year. Jeff Tyler reports.
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Devising aid programs on their laptops

Jan 18, 2010
For most people, giving money is the only way to help the people of Haiti. But some tech-savvy folks have found another way to give. Brett Neely reports.
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Nations join in flow of aid to Haiti

Jan 18, 2010
More than 30 countries now have rescue operations underway in Haiti. And today, the European Union pledged $600 million in aid. Stephen Beard reports.
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