Category Archives: Business

  Libya: It’s Not About Oil, It’s About Currency and Loans By John Perkins

Originally published on April 26, 2011 WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- World Bank President Robert Zoellick Thursday said he hopes the institution will have a role rebuilding Libya as it emerges from current unrest. Zoellick at a panel discussion noted the bank’s early role in the reconstruction of France, Japan and other nations after World War II. […]

Piracy caused by high cost of media – by Alastair Otter

Originally published on 16 March, 2011 Anti-piracy campaigns are failing because the real issue is around cost of media, not stronger enforcement The high cost of media products is the real reason that piracy in the emerging world is so high. This is the conclusion of a recently-released study, titled “Media Piracy in Emerging Economies” […]

The age of the self-starter

A million young Britons are out of work and prospects for many others are grim. But across the UK a growing number of twentysomethings, fired up with a new spirit of entrepreneurship, are using their laptops to start their own businesses

? Meet the new entrepreneurs forging their own path in life