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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 28–30.
Published: 01 January 2015
... States. Outstanding student debt is over $1.2 trillion, and nearly one million student debtors default on their loans every year. Across the country, people continue to lose their homes to predatory lending, foreclosure, and refinance schemes. The low-income neighborhoods disproportionately affected...
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Published: 01 January 2015
Communities Creating Opportunity ( cco.org ) Interfaith activists from the Missouri Faith Voices coalition gather signatures for a ballot initiative to cap the rate for payday loans. Communities Creating Opportunity (cco.org). / Interfaith activists from the Missouri Faith Voices coalition More
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 37–38.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Communities Creating Opportunity ( cco.org ) Interfaith activists from the Missouri Faith Voices coalition gather signatures for a ballot initiative to cap the rate for payday loans. Communities Creating Opportunity (cco.org). / Interfaith activists from the Missouri Faith Voices coalition...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 41.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... There are many situations in which debts clearly lack moral validity. One particular egregious case involves debt bondage. Only desperately poor people agree to loans forcing them to work for a lender for extended periods of time. Though recognized as a modern form of slavery, often passed through generations...
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Tikkun (2013) 28 (1): 15–69.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Credit Union, the credit union located nearest me, was placed into conservatorship with the National Credit Union Administration in September 2008; or, in other words, it was taken over by the feds. Originally designed to protect poor people from loan sharks, credit unions are often hard to distinguish...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 44.
Published: 01 January 2015
... one borrow. In that cultural context, the laws about debt and land come alive. We can see their purpose and meaning in their ancient historical context. These radical economic laws call for: No interest on loans to members of the covenant (fellow-Israelites). People who have enough, or more...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (6): 33–40.
Published: 01 December 2008
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (2): 33–37.
Published: 01 April 2009
... cause, by social convention, we agree to accept it in return for things of real value: our labor, knowledge, and natural resources. Most money is an accounting chit created from nothing with a simple bookkeeping entiy when a bank issues a loan...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (5): 34–38.
Published: 01 October 2010
... agency granting loans previously given to poverty-stricken countries; the the contract. The contract shall be rewarded to the applicant degree to which it refrains from engaging in misleading with the best record of environmental and social responsibility advertising...
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Tikkun (2018) 33 (3): 16–17.
Published: 01 August 2018
... recommend looking into Movement Generation, the New Economy Coalition, RSF Social Finance, and the Southern Reparations Loan Fund. The feature section of this issue provides a modest glimpse into an emerging reality by taking us on an arc from the abstract to the specific. The first piece, by Mordecai...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (2): 30.
Published: 01 April 2015
... and 1980s, municipalities that wished to build sprawl normally borrowed funds to help pay for the infrastructure. Loans from departments of transportation or from the state were cheap, so residents wouldn’t have to pay much. The condition commonly imposed was that in exchange for the cheap initial loan...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (5): 12–14.
Published: 01 October 2010
... dollars to give loans to those “realistic” and thought th a t it would be themselves as giving a lot in foreign aid enterprises th a t cannot get loans from better to achieve some help than no help, and giving a lot more money than we are the failing banks, on the biblical princi­ so instead...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (4): 41–42.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... $50 billion for nuclear loan guarantees, of is gathered, it can be used for purposes 18) Since two-state condominialism would which more than 50 percent was expected other than selling products. We saw this enable Palestinian Arabs to attain most to end up in default according to the Con­...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 18–21.
Published: 01 January 2015
... a commitment to pay back your loans as part of your desire to live with integrity? Do you feel differently about different kinds of debt? At this very moment we are in the middle of a Sabbatical Year. The Jewish year 5775, which began in September, 2014, and runs through September 13, 2015, is, according...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (4): 56–58.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in or future. today the be built can plants nuclear new no guarantees, loan government billion-dollar of end the at Nagasaki and II. War World Hiroshima on dropped were that as those aspowerful bomb theoretically can of plutonium pound one that means that pound, one...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (3): 30–33.
Published: 01 August 2009
... enough to keep the economy on track. Ordinary people had to keep buying also, more and more. How? You know the answer to that question. We all do. By borrowing. Credit card debt has in­ creased sevenfold (adjusted for inflation) since 1975, home equity loans have mushroomed, students have gone...
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Tikkun (2007) 22 (5): 59–62.
Published: 01 September 2007
... be. We find third world countries with some resource that can be developed and then give a huge loan to that country. The money, however, never goes to th at country, but to our own com panies within that country—companies...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (1): 7–11.
Published: 01 January 2010
... in Afghanistan. Organizers could offer micro-loans for grassroots economic development to any ten women who apply as a group (loans ranging from $1,000 to $5,000). And they could offer ten...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (3): 7–10.
Published: 01 August 2009
... with generosity servatives to diminish the huge levels of cooperation that made and love. Let me take one example. The Torah explicitly forbids possible the New Deal and that characterized many of the move­ loaning money for interest. If we applied that idea today, we’d ments of the 1960s and 1970s have...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 26–27.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... They wanted quick profits at low risk. The Housing Act of 1934 solved this problem in two ways. First, it paved the way for Fannie Mae to purchase and securitize mortgages such that banks did not have to keep mortgages on their books for the long term. This allowed banks to extend loan terms first to fifteen...
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