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Episode 74: Jessica Jackley

Jessica Jackley co-founded Kiva and revolutionized micro-lending. Her new memoir Clay, Water, Brick tells the story of the founding of Kiva and her own personal journey from a religious family in...
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A Drought (And Doubts) In North Korea

Rain is coming to Korea. The drought that cracked the rice paddies in North Korea during the month of June is easing, along with rising precipitation levels and even typhoon warnings. In early July, the North...
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A Very Big Deal in Addis

What if I told you every country on the planet just agreed to finance the eradication of extreme poverty by 2030--and do so in an environmentally sustainable way? You'd think it would be front page news,...