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Civil Society

What We Own and What Owns Us

Our government should be invested with a pride of ownership. But first, we’ve got to recognize, appreciate, and take responsibility for what it is that we own together.

By Paul Vandeventer | 7 | Jan. 23, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Fueling Financial Innovation in the Middle East

Getting social entrepreneurs in Arab countries to take bigger risks in financing for scale may require that they put more skin in the game.

By Teresa Chahine & Zeina Farhat | 1 | Jan. 16, 2015
 

Environment

What California Can Teach Washington

Featuring Mary Nichols | Oct. 6, 2014
 

Global Issues

Putting Politics Back Into Development

Why the international development community cannot ignore the role of politics in creating sustainable social change.

By Michael Bear Kleinman | 7 | Jun. 12, 2014
 

Government

Moneyball: Raising Government’s Batting Average

Allocating government funding where evidence shows it can have impact will yield results—but there are potential pitfalls.

By Carla Javits | Jun. 4, 2014
 

Human Rights

Government Innovation in Child Welfare

The federal government is empowering states to improve child welfare systems using design-thinking and other innovative approaches.

By Marquis Cabrera | May. 30, 2014
 

Government

The Lean Startup Goes to Washington

Evidence-based policy, iteration, and innovation are making their way into government.

 

Government

A Sharing Economy Cliffhanger: What Will Governments Do?

Earlier this month, a group backed by companies including Airbnb and Taskrabbit began urging users to petition for changes in regulation—will politicians uphold the rules or loosen them? Or is there is a third option?

By Wingham Rowan | Mar. 27, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Strategic Planning and Evaluation: Tools for Realizing Results

To enable significant impact, organizations should ask three key questions and decide if formal planning and evaluation are the right approaches to finding the answers.

By Paul Carttar | 2 | Mar. 21, 2014
 
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Government

Building Transparency Momentum

A local initiative offers lessons on how to use collaboration, experimentation, and forward-thinking to create a culture of innovation.

By Aspen Baker | Feb. 3, 2014