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The need for human agency: Is the middleman always a monster?

By | October 28, 2013

Mobile phone charging receipt, Kenya  Photo credit: Niti Bhan The unfair demonisation of the middleman is apparent in this recent article on solar power products for the low income market in Africa. “Putting African ‘power pimps’ out of business” is the headline and the rest of the text goes downhill from there: It’s hard to… Read More »