Rapid advances in technology are changing philanthropy in fundamental ways—making it potentially more rational, effective, collaborative, transparent, and democratic.
Conservationists are devising new ways to strategically use financial incentives—such as conservation easements—to preserve nature.
A highly focused effort in Kenya to treat worm infections in children delivers lessons on how to expand a proven program.
Teachers who help boost students’ test scores also have a notable impact on students’ long-term outcomes.
In the way that people think about end-of-life care, moral and economic motives converge and commingle.
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For policy makers today, earlier efforts to promote local community organizing yield relatively few lessons.
New ideas on how to empower US workers involve breaking free of current labor law.
A survey of obstacles to innovation focuses erroneously on the supposed caution of university-based scientists.
A growing number of Maasai in Kenya are ending female circumcision and replacing it with other coming-of-age rituals.
In The Resilience Dividend, Judith Rodin addresses how individuals, communities, and organizations have built resilience in the aftermath of disasters, and why resilience is an urgent socio-economic issue.