Category: Economics

Muhammad Yunus, in 22 Ideas to Fix the World

Today, we’re sharing the first chapter of 22 Ideas to Fix the World—featuring an interview with Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus. In it, the founder of microfinance discusses his… READ MORE

Book giveaway! 22 Ideas to Fix the World

This week, we’re putting the spotlight on our book, 22 Ideas to Fix the World: Conversations with the World’s Foremost Thinkers, which releases on September 9. In this unique volume… READ MORE

Words do matter in the immigration debate

—Ediberto Román and Bobby Joe Bracy [This post originally appeared on the Latinovations blog. Read it here.] After decades of inaction, this week’s unveiling of the Senate’s “Gang of Eight”… READ MORE

New Spreadable Media essays: Week 3

We’re at week three since launching the online component of Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture! Here are this week’s round of web exclusive essays written by selected contributors who have… READ MORE

Obama, Romney: But who will tame the megabanks?

—Steven A. Ramirez While the economy has been a centerpiece issue in the 2012 presidential campaigns, the election rhetoric thus far is silent about controlling concentrated economic power to restore… READ MORE

Chinese growth and happiness

—Peter N. Stearns Recent surveys on Chinese life satisfaction provide yet another indication of the fraught relationship between modern development and overall happiness. The New York Times report by Richard… READ MORE