Rejecting the instinct to do everything, Essentialism investigates the idea of doing "less, but better."
A few years ago, the Salesforce.com Foundation revamped its revenue model. Today, it's not just a grantmaker. It's a rapidly expanding software vendor.
An online platform helps city governments to discover, organize, and market publicly owned property.
Supplements to the article “Citizen Chronicles.”
In San Francisco, planners are using variable pricing to reduce the congestion, pollution, and aggravation that come with big-city traffic.
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A program in Alberta, Canada, showcases the way that people with disabilities contribute actively to their communities. Includes magazine extras.
The new book Scarcity provides critical insights for designing better anti-poverty programs, but not for allocating scarce philanthropic resources.
In Accra, Ghana, social entrepreneurs are working to reinvent the public library for the 21st century.
Software from a group called Ultrasafe Ultrasound promises to make it harder to practice sex-selective abortion.
In parts of the world, expanding cell-phone coverage brings with it an increase in violent activity.