"We should not be surprised or underestimate the turbulence and likely consequences of the current financial crisis. As it is we are seeing a huge gap in taking care of people in great need.""
WHO Director-General Margaret Chan. Read the full story.
"My recommendation to all of you entrepreneurs out there is to get off the negative sentiment treadmill, step up, and lead."
Brad Feld, venture capitalist
Mother Teresa, Nobel Peace Prize-winning humanitarian
"No matter how hard it is, even if I'm not making a profit, if I deliver to the customer an unchanged, quality product, I have a chance."
Vincent Williams, restaurant owner
UN DISPATCH: American-Eritrean relations are at a historic low point, with American officials accusing the Eritrean government of sponsoring terrorism in Somalia. It's a long story, having to do with the chaos in Somalia and the poisonous relationship between Eritrea and its much larger neighbor, Ethiopia, which happens to be America's new B.F.F. (best friend forever) in Africa and is currently occupying Somalia. The Eritreans paint themselves as victims of a Western conspiracy.