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Global Issues

Global Problem Solving Without the Globaloney

It’s time to put an end to the “flat world” thinking that guides the work of all too many social change organizations.

 
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Technology & Design

When the “Doves” Fly

Increasing numbers of businesses are adopting a social mission as an integral part of their work.

 

Health

A Model of Health

In Nepal, a US-based nonprofit is partnering with the national government to deliver full-service medical care in remote areas.

 
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Technology & Design

Substance Over Style

An international design award based in Denmark celebrates products and projects that aim “to improve life.”

 
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Energy

Get Rid of the Grid?

An emerging business model that aims to reduce energy poverty holds real promise. But it needs a jump-start.

 
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Economic Development

No Value

A "big think" look at the future of capitalism fails to reckon with the factors that make capitalism so resilient.

Reviewed By Timothy Ogden | Fall 2014
 

Civil Society

Social Work as a Social Wedge

In China, a new kind of NGO has started to embed the values of civil society in its provision of social services.

 

Path to Equality

Supplements to the article “Equal Effort.”

By SSIR Editors | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Branding Change

Supplements to the article “From Petitions to Decisions.”

By SSIR Editors | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Closing Call

Supplement to the article “A Good Ending.”

By SSIR Editors | Aug. 13, 2014