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An Expat's Week in America: Health Care, Yunus, Grameen and Broadway

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

No one can crush the spirit of those who are doing what they love to do, and sharing it with us.

Entrepreneurship Will Lead Us Out of This Mess: Yunus' World From Micro to Macro

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

This time, instead of believing in the same old trickle down economics, know that it will be grassroots bottom of the pyramid building up.

Muhammad Yunus: Social Business, the Financial Crisis and the Little Engine that Could

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

Muhammad Yunus, the poor, and countries which we have always considered "underdeveloped" have a lot to teach us about sustainability!

Microcredit As Part of the Solution: Yunus Spreads Grameen in the U.S.

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

The crowds in the U.S. waiting to hear Muhammad Yunus, the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner, and founder of the Grameen bank for the poor, are growing la...

Timothy Geithner and his Father's Legacy in Microcredit

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

Geithner grew up in Zimbabwe, India and Thailand. It would have been impossible for him to not have seen what true poverty is and how his father was helping to establish part of the solution.

Don't get crushed at the mall - Create Jobs

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jack Hidary

Think your are helping the economy by buying some holiday gifts? Instead of giving more stuff to your relatives and friends that they don't need, d...

Crisis = Disaster + Opportunity: Yin And Yang, And What China Knows About The Economy

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

This lack of balance is why we need more women involved in leading the world's economy. There is simply too much of a male-focused approach and it is not working!

President-Elect Obama: A Lesson from Your Mother-Put Women in Charge of the Economy!

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Vivian Norris

Obama's mother knew a thing or two about how women, when in charge of the economy, be it of a household, a bank, or a country, can make a real difference.

Bring Back Trust in Banking: Some Ideas from Muhammad Yunus and the Grameen Bank

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

We all need to believe in and have trust in our banks, or the whole thing comes tumbling down.

Economic Colonization: The Rich Profiting from the Poor is Not the Way to Handle Microfinance

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

What is the point of microfinancing the poor build up small businesses if it is only to eventually provide wealthy, Western-owned businesses and individuals with even a larger share of the world's wealth?