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Global Issues

 

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

 
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
 

Local Warming

Global warming may end up helping some poor farmers who will be able to sell their crops for higher prices.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Summer 2010
 

The Mouths of Gift Horses

Why nonprofits should court contributions that help both themselves and society.

By Henry E. Riggs | 1 | Summer 2010
 

Game-Changers of the World, Unite

Play this online game and learn social innovation strategies to solve global crises.

By Suzie Boss | Summer 2010
 
CREATIVE
COMMUNITY
ORGANIZING: A
Guide for Rabble-
Rousers, Activists,
and Quiet Lovers
of Justice
Si Kahn

Lessons from an Organizer

CREATIVE COMMUNITY ORGANIZING: A Guide for Rabble-Rousers, Activists, and Quiet Lovers of Justice by Si Kahn

Reviewed By Hahrie Han | Summer 2010
 
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Airborne Peace

In Rwanda, Radio La Benevolencija uses soap operas to heal ethnic tensions. Listeners who tune into a weekly show about feuding ethnic groups are more likely than non-listeners to stand up to authority and to voice their own opinions.

By Meredith May | Spring 2010