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March 21, 2007

be George Soros for twenty bucks (microphilanthropy with an edge)

This article from Slate where the reporter rates Microlenders "from worst to first" rubs me the wrong way. She wants to pursue micro-philanthropy, and then hold the recepients of her largesse accountable for their actions. It seems a bit of a stretch for twenty dollars.

[section title] shopping: How to be the best consumer you can be
A Good Run for Your Money
What's the best way to loan a poor entrepreneur $20?
By Jude Stewart

Posted by SWEAT at March 21, 2007 09:24 AM