Tuesday, September 21, 2004

“It isn?t altruism that inspires companies to make these investments; it?s the prospect of profit. The profit motive, indecorous though it may seem, may represent the best chance the poor have to reap some of globalization?s benefits. Through the years, the poor have received assistance from innumerable government agencies and nonprofit organizations, and they?ve been an exploitable labor source, but they have almost never been treated simply as customers.” Read full article here.

Source: The New Yorker