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Entries by Dennis Whittle from 03/2008

In defense of micro-credit (and job creation, and health, and ...)

| Posted 03.13.2008 | Business

A recent article by James Suroweicki in the New Yorker argues that micro-finance has become over-hyped. Suroweicki concludes that micro-finance is no...

Buy Apple

| Posted 03.17.2008 | Business

The financial sector is in a semi-meltdown and much of the rest of the economy teeters on the edge of a recession. But don't tell that to the people at Apple.

In praise of defiance

| Posted 03.25.2008 | Healthy Living

"No way I am going to charge people $10.50 a pound." That was what an old lobster fisherman outside of Hampton, NH told Mari this past weekend. We w...

My How the World is Changing...

| Posted 03.26.2008 | Business

Tata Motors will soon be producing the world's least expensive car, the $2,500 Nano, as well as two of the most expensive ones.

Mac Users are More Generous

| Posted 03.27.2008 | Business

This just in from my colleague Kevin Conroy: Mac users give 2-3x as much per visit to GlobalGiving as do Windows users. The full post is here. [...