iBi - February 2009

Caught In the Middle: An Excerpt

by Richard C. Longworth
Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Globalization today is about where the industrial revolution was in 1790, twenty years after James Watt invented the steam engine. It took two more centuries for Watt’s revolution to run its course. We’re just at the beginning of ours.

Loans that Change Lives

The world’s first person-to-person micro-lending website empowers individuals to make direct loans to entrepreneurs in the developing world.