The myth of ending poverty

Paul Polak and Mal Warwick’s award-winning book, The Business Solution to Poverty, highlights 20 “takeaways” that encapsulate much of the book’s essence. Today we feature the second of those takeaways. Future posts will include others.  Conventional approaches to end poverty have …

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How to end poverty

Paul Polak and Mal Warwick’s award-winning book, The Business Solution to Poverty, highlights 20 “takeaways” that encapsulate much of the book’s essence. Today we’re featuring the first of those takeaways. Future posts will include others.  We believe there is one …

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Free audiobook excerpt

Paul Polak and Mal Warwick’s award-winning book, The Business Solution to Poverty, is available as an audiobook. You can sample the audio here: http://bit.ly/1gF50T4.  

Will Google take the lead in ending world poverty?

Recently Paul Polak wrote open letter to Google CEO Larry Page. Paul called for the company to spearhead an intensive, 15-year-long effort to build a network of businesses serving 100 million $2-a-day customers in one region or country, employing Google technology as infrastructure …

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Will ending poverty increase global warming?

By Mal Warwick The following article was posted in Paul Polak’s blog on the Huffington Post on March 31, 2014.    What is progress? If you ask this question of most Americans, they’ll probably say something that implies continuing growth …

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An Open Letter to Larry Page

Dear Larry, In your recent conversation with Charlie Rose at TED, you said you’d rather hand over your cash to Elon Musk (Tesla, SpaceX, Solar City) instead of donating it to a philanthropic organization.  I understand the sentiment. The nonprofit …

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