Charging interest on a loan is so intrinsic to our economic system that few of us ever question it. Yet usuryâ€”as the practice is calledâ€”has been banned, at one time or another, by just about every religion. Not only does make the rich richer, and the poor poorerâ€”with all the social tensions that engenders. It exacerbates some of the most critical problems of our time, and is fueling the global crisis.
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