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Global Issues

 

Innovations that address global challenges such as education, environment, and health

 
Law Without Lawyers

Law Without Lawyers

Timap for Justice trains ordinary citizens to provide legal assistance in a country—Sierra Leone—where legal professionals are scarce.

 
Sustainability

Scoring Sustainability

Through an initiative called Earthwards, Johnson & Johnson aims to create a greener company—one product at a time.

 

Visualizing Citizenship

Supplements to the article “Citizen Chronicles.”

By SSIR Editors
 

A Smarter Way to Park

In San Francisco, planners are using variable pricing to reduce the congestion, pollution, and aggravation that come with big-city traffic.

 

Citizen Chronicles

A program in Alberta, Canada, showcases the way that people with disabilities contribute actively to their communities. Includes magazine extras.

 

Resurrecting Traditional Practices

There has been a renewed interest in traditional Indian spiritual practices by Native and other Americans alike.

 

Lean In—Together

Gender pay equity is higher in countries where women's involvement in advocacy and organizing efforts is more robust.

 

Safety as a Civil Right

Lawless violence in the developing world is a plague that undermines efforts to end extreme poverty.

Reviewed By Connie Rice | 1 | Spring 2014
 

Future Thirst

Meeting the world's growing demand for water will require advances in technology that build on 3,000 years of progress.

Reviewed By Eric Stowe | Spring 2014
 

Going With the “Idea Flow”

An emerging "data-driven" science of human behavior promises to help us understand and solve social problems.

Reviewed By Amir Goldberg | Spring 2014