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The Rise of Women Entrepreneurs

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Women’s entrepreneurship seems to be a real, fundamental economic force that’s reshaping the world. In 2013 women-owned businesses represented 37 percent of enterprises globally.

VEDC and JPMorgan Chase Empower African American-Owned Small Businesses

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – There are 268,000 African American-owned small businesses in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, making them among the top cities for African American-owned small businesses.

Hot Bread Kitchen: Supporting Low Income Women Living In New York City

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Hot Bread Kitchen, based in New York City’s East Harlem neighbourhood, is a basic fabric of that local community, offering the foreign-born and low-income women based here a life line by helping to create lasting economic security for these women, introducing them to job opportunities in the culinary industry.

Star TV’s Aamir Khan Tackles Women’s Rights in India

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – India has the world's largest democracy and is a fast-growing, powerful economy. Yet of all the rich G20 nations, India was labelled in 2012 as the worst place to be a woman. How is this possible in a country that prides itself on being the world's largest democracy?

Poverty Tracker & Michael Weinstein: Exclusive Interview

The official poverty estimate for New York City is about 21 percent. It's wrong. Michael Weinstein explains.

New York Senate Passes Sweeping Solar Legislation in Unanimous Vote

The New York State Senate this week passed legislation that solidifies the state's long-term commitment to solar energy.

Have Fracking Lies Been Told? Elected Officials Seek Answers from Gas Companies and S.E.C.

"Shale gas companies may be engaging in questionable accounting tactics and may be taking advantage of loopholes in S.E.C. regulations to artificially inflate estimates of their gas reserves." -- Rep. Maurice Hinchey in a letter to S.E.C. chairman Mary. L. Schapiro

Governor Cuomo’s Big Nano-Adventure: New York Wins $4.4-Billion Nanotech Investment, But Is It Sustainable?

"This unprecedented private investment in New York's economy will create thousands of jobs." -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, September 27, 2011

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