In this Issue:
by Charles Babington
Carl Ruby knew his hometown of Springfield, Ohio, had plenty of problems, but one thing in particular caught his eye about three years ago. He counted five McDonald’s restaurants in the town of roughly 60,000 people—and 18 payday lending stores.
by Carol Kaufmann
Once home to the world’s most abundant fish stocks, the waters of West Africa have fallen prey to overfishing by industrial trawlers, devastating places such as Joal-Fadiouth.