Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dust Storms Back?

Driving across the country with my son (great fun), in Arizona the bright sun was blotted out with a red cloud. Dust. The person at the Agricultural inspection station at the California boarder said it happened every so often.  It … Continue reading

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Microfinance in the USA: Predatory lending to the lower middle class

I saw Hugh Sinclair speak and just finished his fabulous book:  Confessions of a Microfinance Heretic: How Microlending Lost Its Way and Betrayed the Poor .   It shows how Kiva, Citi, and a famous VC, Vinod Khosla, among many … Continue reading

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