Recent Articles by John Hoffmire
Published: Monday, May 2, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
For one of the first times, there appears to be a real desire to engage with the indigenous people to collaboratively look at addressing these problems. But history suggests rhetoric is easy, actions much harde...
Published: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 9:50 am MDT
Credit cards are a very powerful factor in our economies. They can literally be life-savers.
Published: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 8:56 am MDT
A small business investment company has to follow several rules in order to maximize successful outcomes for as many stakeholder groups as possible.
Published: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
This type of lending is infinitely more abusive of those who can least afford it and are often those already marginalized in society. Many consumers are not going to understand the problems likely to ensue from...
Dramatic rise in child abductions by the Lord's Resistance Army signals terrorist group's resurgence and resilience
Published: Friday, April 8, 2016 11:47 pm MDT
The LRA is directly responsible for over 100,000 deaths, and UNICEF estimated that the group is to blame for the abduction of upwards of 25,000 children since the organization’s inception.
Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 3:37 am MDT
The pharmaceutical industry points out that the high prices of its products are mainly due to the high cost of research and development.
Published: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 9:39 am MDT
In recent years, many organizations have banded together to help more women gain access to sanitary pads. Their contributions include leading awareness workshops to break down taboos and educate about menstruat...
Published: Thursday, March 17, 2016 4:41 am MDT
Reduction of poverty and environmental protection can go hand in hand. There is a clear link between poverty and environmental degradation.
Published: Monday, March 7, 2016 10:04 am MST
Entrepreneurs tend to be good at tasks — manufacturing products or providing services — but they are less good at running the business. Len Greenhalgh focuses on the factors that most often get busi...
Published: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 10:13 pm MST
Not only are impoverished women more likely to suffer from chronic illness prior to getting pregnant, they are also more likely to lack sufficient access to proper medical care, especially before becoming pregn...