Economy

The man who reinvented banks

Source: Herald Scotland By Steven Vass Professor Muhammad Yunus paces into the room with the quiet dignity befitting his status. This is the father of micro-finance, the founder of the Grameen Bank, which lends money to severely poor people to start businesses. Originated in his native Bangladesh in the 1970s, it […]

American Problems Not Made In China

Huff Post: by Peter S. Goodman. Inevitably and regrettably, China has landed in the middle of the American presidential campaign. Both candidates are now laying claim to credentials as the ultimate guardian against the supposed job-killing, prosperity-destroying juggernaut across the Pacific. This is inevitable because China’s rise and its implications for global […]