South Africa’s Pravin Gordhan: Grace Under Pressure

WASHINGTON: South Africa’s finance minister Pravin Gordhan is at the center of a political storm.¬† Four months ago he was brought back to head the finance ministry when his successor was abruptly fired by president Jacob Zuma and replaced with a little known lawmaker. That move shook investor confidence and sent the currency tumbling. ¬†Four days later business leaders and senior ruling party leaders forced … Continue reading South Africa’s Pravin Gordhan: Grace Under Pressure

Icy Wind from Toronto: Washington’s Fresh and Green Closing

The Faces of Grocery Workers Losing Their Jobs Barrington Marsh Bill Fitzpatrick Caleve Bright-Davies Don Looney Donald Andrews Carol Holliday Tony Brox James Truesdale Jenny Yliquin Sally Nwabikwu Shirley Middleton Sally Crabbe Mike Havey Kwaku Kyeremateng Tim Macleod WASHINGTON: The cold wind from Toronto swept into Washington December 2d with the announcement by Natural Markets Food Group CEO Robin Michel that the Spring Valley store … Continue reading Icy Wind from Toronto: Washington’s Fresh and Green Closing