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Innovative public sector policies and programs

 
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Government

The Poverty Credential

Politicians' personal stories about overcoming poverty won’t fuel economic mobility.

By John Brothers | 1 | Oct. 30, 2012
 
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Environment

Keeping Climate Change Out of the Presidential Campaign

The complete absence of climate change from the first two presidential debates was the best thing that could have happened to the cause.

By Joe Zammit-Lucia | 4 | Oct. 17, 2012
 
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Philanthropy

Philanthropy in China: The Time Is Now

Three guidelines for philanthropists, foundations, and nonprofits that want to use philanthropy as a means for impact in China.

By Katherine Miller | 3 | Sep. 17, 2012
 
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Technology & Design

Is the UN Really Trying to Take Over the Internet?

A look at new proposals to change how our Internet is governed.

By Keisha Taylor | 1 | Sep. 13, 2012
 

Government

Citizen as Designer

By shifting the responsibility of the citizen from deciding to designing, we can redirect resources away from conflict and toward creating better ideas.

By Brodie Boland | 7 | Sep. 7, 2012
 
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Nonprofit Management

Elderly Care and the Future of Social Innovation

Until successful new models for senior care are developed, all other forms of social innovation will be constricted.

By Curtis Chang | 4 | Aug. 27, 2012
 
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Arts

What Can Cities Expect of the Arts?

Many cities claim they plan to renew themselves through the arts, but solving urban problems requires more than a few artists-in-residence.

By Kelly Kleiman | 2 | Aug. 17, 2012
 
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Government

Private Investment in Social Impact Bonds

Goldman’s investment furthers the vision of social impact bond participants who seek to develop a marketplace for financial investment into social programs.

By Michael Belinsky | 1 | Aug. 8, 2012
 
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Government

Social Innovation: International Practices for Diffusion and Policymaking

Videos from the Social Innovation Dialogues convening in Berlin.

By Johanna Mair | Jul. 26, 2012
 
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Urban Development

Wanted: New Frameworks for Urban Housing

As global base of the pyramid urban evictions intensify, we need good quality, affordable housing that creates attractive profit opportunities.

By Ruban Selvanayagam | 2 | Jul. 5, 2012