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Civil Society

In Search of Respectful Debate

Reasonable, open, and credible debate is missing across government, business, and civil society—how can we bring it back?

By Joseph Zammit-Lucia | Aug. 30, 2013
 

Environment

Climate Risks: Linking Narratives to Action

To effectively manage climate risks we must strengthen ties between the mitigation and adaptation communities.

 

Nonprofit Management

The Secret of Scale

By Peter Murray | 5 | Aug. 14, 2013
 

Nonprofit Management

When Good Is Not Good Enough

 
SSIR blogger Thaler Pekar is the principal partner of Thaler Pekar & Partners. She facilitated the opening plenary of the most recent Smithsonian Institute Conference on Organizational Storytelling.

Nonprofit Management

Hearing the Stories within the Stories

It’s easy to revert to big narratives and much harder to let small, surprising, and telling stories emerge.

By Thaler Pekar | 2 | Jul. 16, 2013
 
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Civil Society

Beyond Solidarity

Bridge-building is the next essential action for global gender equality.

By Courtney E. Martin | Jul. 11, 2013
 
SSIR blogger Thaler Pekar is the principal partner of Thaler Pekar & Partners. She facilitated the opening plenary of the most recent Smithsonian Institute Conference on Organizational Storytelling.

Nonprofit Management

What Will Replace the Hero’s Journey?

Only by sharing stories of complex protagonists, messy work, and muddled results will the social sector foster understanding and gain support.

By Thaler Pekar | 4 | Jul. 11, 2013
 
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Human Rights

However Long the Night: A Q&A With Molly Melching

A discussion with the cultural entrepreneur, human rights advocate, and founder of Tostan.

By Courtney E. Martin | Jun. 27, 2013
 
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Environment

From Technocracy to a Practical Politics

For the environmental movement to succeed, it needs to convert its ideas, science, theories, and activism into practical politics that can win votes on a large scale.

By Joseph Zammit-Lucia | 3 | May. 28, 2013
 

Philanthropy

Philanthropy and Inequality

Reviewed By Robin Rogers | 1 | May. 15, 2013