Muhammad Yunus Wins Nobel Peace Prize

I found out via Know More Media that Muhammad Yunus, a Bangladeshi economist, has won the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts on getting micro loans for impoverished families. Here's a quote from The Washington Post article:

"You cannot go on having absurd amounts of wealth when other people have problems of survival," he said. "If you can bring an end to poverty, at least from an economic point of view, you can have a more livable situation between very rich people and very poor people, very rich countries and very poor countries. That's our basic ingredient for peace."

Read more about Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank: http://www.grameen-info.org/

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