Money Management

Italy’s green moment – POLITICO

Luca Bergamaschi is co-founder of ECCO, an independent Italian think tank on climate change and energy. ROME – For too many years the word “green” has been a neglected, even pejorative, term in Italian politics. That can finally start to change. Despite an active civil society and a vibrant sustainable …

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Tackling India’s silent gender deficit crisis

Gender discrimination permeates India’s socio-economic pyramid. In its upper part, we meet anecdotes of single female entrepreneurs having difficulty obtaining bank loans. At the other extreme, in the poverty-ravaged “red corridor” that runs along a belt stretching from Jharkhand to Andhra Pradesh, one observes that the most violent injustices have …

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French court says Bitcoin is money

A French court has ruled that bitcoin is money, the first time a court in France has made such a ruling, according to a report by The echoes Sunday (March 8). The decision came following a clash between the Bitcoin market Paymium and the crypto investment company BitSpread. The outcome …

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Empowering WNC Farmers During COVID-19

Journalist Lilly Knoepp speaks with Laura Lauffer, Director of EmPOWERING Mountain Food Systems, about the program. Graham County farmer Bob Wehr explains how he received program funding during the COVID-19 pandemic. Before the pandemic, farm funding came from the westernmost counties of North Carolina to help connect farmers and those …

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