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Global Issues

 

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

 

Five-Digit Giving

How texting became young donors’ preferred way to make charitable donations.

 

Fermenting Innovation

New public-private partnerships have led to big leaps in the exportation of Argentinian wine.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Summer 2010
 
A PARADISE BUILT
IN HELL: The
Extraordinary
Communities That
Arise in Disaster
Rebecca Solnit

Come on up to the Rising

A PARADISE BUILT IN HELL: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster by Rebecca Solnit

Reviewed By Jonathan D. Greenberg | Summer 2010
 

Financing Freedom

Microlending in leprosy colonies frees residents from poverty, shame, and isolation.

By Meredith May | Summer 2010
 

Big Payoffs from Small Savings

SaveTogether wants to foster the savings habit among low-income Americans.

By Suzie Boss | Summer 2010
 
GOD’S ECONOMY:
Faith-Based
Initiatives and the
Caring State
Lew Daly

Faith Tempered by Reality

GOD’S ECONOMY: Faith-Based Initiatives and the Caring State by Lew Daly

Reviewed By Robert Wineburg | Summer 2010
 
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Lucrative but Deadly

As parents spend more time raising their profitable coffee crop, they spend less time attending to their children's needs.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Summer 2010
 

A Good Business for Poor People

Microfranchising poses fewer risks and offers greater benefits than does creating a new business from scratch.

By Lisa Jones Christensen, David Lehr, & Jason Fairbourne | 1 | Summer 2010
 

Containing a Global Health Care Crisis

Used shipping containers become health care clinics in the developing world.

By Suzie Boss | Summer 2010
 
MOVING POLITICS:
Emotions and ACT
UP’s Fight Against AIDS
Deborah B. Gould

Doing Good by Being Bad

MOVING POLITICS: Emotions and ACT UP’s Fight Against AIDS by Deborah B. Gould

Reviewed By James M. Jasper | Summer 2010