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Global Issues

 

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

 

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
 

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