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New approaches to social change

 
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Crisis Tech

Listening closely to users has enabled developers to create digital tools that support responses to the recent Ebola outbreak.

 
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Getting Creative About Corruption

A group in Lebanon deploys a wide range of methods—from mobile apps to street theater—to thwart bribe-taking by officials.

 
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Text the Vote

In a classic leapfrogging initiative, Libya has enabled its citizens to complete voter registration via digital messaging technology.

 

Booked for Revival

A combination of fresh funding and e-book technology will enable publishers to give new life to out-of-print scholarly works.

 
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An Incubator for Labor

Through the Workers Lab, union leaders aim to nurture “audacious ideas” that might reinvent the US labor movement.

 
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The Barber Will See You Now

Researchers are exploring an unlikely venue for serving the critical health needs of African-American men.

 

Leveling the Internship Field

In Boston, a new program will give low-income college students an alternative to toiling as unpaid interns.

 

Data Game

To leverage data science for social good, one company is working to foster a bit of healthy competition.

 

Airport Buzz

Amid landing strips and airline terminals, threatened bee species are finding a much-needed new habitat.

 

Scrappy Solutions

A new regulation in Massachusetts aims to direct food waste away from landfills and toward more productive uses.