Lawless violence in the developing world is a plague that undermines efforts to end extreme poverty.
Social innovations that enrich society and enhance democratic participation
An emerging "data-driven" science of human behavior promises to help us understand and solve social problems.
To address social conflicts, we must learn to balance "independent" and "interdependent" selves, two cultural psychologists argue.
Internet technology can help us to connect, globally and otherwise, but only if we structure it well.
However Long the Night: Molly Melching's Journey to Help Millions of African Women and Girls Triumph
The saga of Molly Melching and Tostan, her Africa-based organization, illustrates the power of community-led change.
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Networks, equal access, and read-write products are no longer just core design elements of the Internet; we are making them real.
Can "movement marketing"—a means for companies to connect with consumers through social media—really lead to positive social change?
Michael Sandel's latest book takes up the question: What are the moral limits of the marketplace?
A riveting memoir by Egyptian revolutionary—and Google marketing executive—Wael Ghonim.
In his new book, Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel asks what, if any, are the moral limits of the marketplace.