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Beyond_Diplomacy

Civil Society

Beyond Diplomacy

Civil society organizations are dramatically changing how countries bring an end to violent political conflict.

 

Unpacking the Impact in Impact Investing

A longer version of "When Can Impact Investing Create Real Impact?" from the Fall 2013 Up for Debate feature.

 
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Impact Investing

When Can Impact Investing Create Real Impact?

It is possible for impact investors to achieve social impact along with market rate returns, but it's not easy to do.

 
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Philanthropy

Public Good Politics

Philanthropy in America: A History by Olivier Zunz

Reviewed By Lucy Bernholz | Winter 2012
 

Government

Governing Innovation

New York’s Center for Economic Opportunity tests new antipoverty programs from the mayor’s office.

By Corey Binns | 1 | Winter 2012
 
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Nonprofit Management

Effective Partnerships

How local governments and nonprofits can work together for large-scale community change.

By Saphira M. Baker | Winter 2011
 
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Health

Government 2.0

Thanks to Todd Park, a federal agency has discovered that health care organizations can think more like nimble startups than like lumbering giants.

 
THE FAIR SOCIETY:
The Science of Human
Nature and the Pursuit
of Social Justice
Peter Corning

Civil Society

Just Instincts

The Fair Society: The Science of Human Nature and the Pursuit of Social Justice by Peter Corning

Reviewed By Roberto De Vogli | Summer 2011
 

Civil Society

The New Bottom Billion

According to a new analysis, most of the world’s poor no longer live in the poorest countries.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Summer 2011
 

Environment

Virtue or Else

Under the EPA’s Audit Policy, violators who voluntarily report themselves can get certain penalties reduced or waived if they commit to ongoing self-regulation.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Summer 2011