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Debate Over Possible Wal-Mart Opening in New York City Continues

NEW YORK – Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, known for its megastores in suburbs and smaller towns, has been rebuffed by residents and union activists in New York and other large cities across the United States. But buoyed by a … Continue reading

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Grameen America expands grassroots lending program for U.S. urban poor

New York — Manhattan, the site of Grameen America’s fourth and newest office, seems a stark contrast to the cluster of villages in Bangladesh where rural economics professor Mohammed Yunus began giving out small loans to poor women entrepreneurs in … Continue reading

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