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Entries by Jonathan Lewis from 01/2011

Microfinance Leaders Debate Future

| Posted 01.03.2011 | Impact

Two prominent advocates for economic justice are currently debating the practical and ethical limits to selling goods and services to the poor in the anti-poverty sector.

Don't Touch My Junk, Women Demand

| Posted 01.11.2011 | Impact

Theologians argue over when life begins. Physicians declare when it ends. In between, adult women should decide for themselves when their junk gets touched, by whom and for what reason.

Nobel Peace Winner Slams Poverty Profiteering

| Posted 01.17.2011 | Impact

With almost biblical scorn, Yunus implicitly casts market fundamentalists out of the temple of microfinance.

The Surprisingly High Rate of Maternal Deaths in America

| Posted 01.27.2011 | Huffington Post

In America, 17 pregnant women die for every 100,000 births. In Australia and Sweden, by contrast, there are only five maternal deaths for every 100,000 births.

Grassroots Grow Anti-Starvation Gardens

| Posted 01.31.2011 | Impact

A small community garden, situated in a remote rural backwater, is breaking new ground towards sustainable, organic, healthy food production.