The Simpsons bring microfinance to the mainstream

The Simpsons bring microfinance to the mainstream

For those of us who are in the business of disseminating information, a coup like the one realized a few months ago comes along very rarely. Here we are, heads down, hard at work to bring stories about social enterprise to a broader audience, and out of nowhere, The...
Wall Street: Greed never sleeps

Wall Street: Greed never sleeps

Industrial espionage is rampant. Embittered unions face off with corporations, and “America has become a second-rate superpower.” Welcome to 1985, as seen through the eyes of Oliver Stone. Wall Street is a fast-paced tour of mid-80s New York, complete with squash...
Greedy Deficit: A review of Capitalism – A Love Story

Greedy Deficit: A review of Capitalism – A Love Story

Hand it to Michael Moore to make a movie like Capitalism: A Love Story. His career since the late 1980s has been chock-full of provocative documentaries that are suitable for rousing conversation or heated argument (depending on how you like to communicate). That is...
Avatar: A call to action for social enterprise

Avatar: A call to action for social enterprise

I’m probably the last person on the planet to see James Cameron’s mega-blockbuster, Avatar, though I’m sure I won’t be the last to write about it. (A quick Google search for “avatar review” returned 204 million results.) I won’t delve into its technological...

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