Addressing Globalization’s Shortfalls

After finally recognizing the shortcomings of globalization, the World Bank, IMF and WTO propose solutions to problems caused by globalization and trade

By Saurav Upadhyay

Putting Panhandlers to Work in Portland

In this Solution of the Day, instead of taking punitive measures, the city of Portland, Maine hires panhandlers to clean its parks

By Saurav Upadhyay

Combating Youth Poverty Through Jobs Program

In this Solutions of the Day, Nashville borrows a successful jobs program from Boston for youth in poverty to help the struggling demographic.

By Saurav Upadhyay

The Case for Universal Basic Income

In today's Solution of the Day, Ontario, Canada is providing basic income to offset the effects of the area's loss of manufacturing jobs.

By Saurav Upadhyay

Problem Solving Must-Reads: Tackling Entrenched Corruption in Nigeria

Plus: Seattle hires community liaisons, and a recycling company fights recidivism

By Saurav Upadhyay

Problem Solving Must-Reads: India’s Innovation in Mental Health Treatment

Plus: Connecting war victims with resources through a Mobile Victims Unit and a German professor connecting refugees with other academics

By Saurav Upadhyay

Citizen of the Week: Sunday Love Project

Fishtown resident Margaux Murphy started buying meals for the homeless on Christmas two years ago. Now she serves home-cooked lunches to 200 needy people every Sunday

By Saurav Upadhyay

Problem Solving Must-Reads: Safe Injection Facilities Coming to Seattle

Plus: Good parenting helps mitigate the effects of poverty, and building a sustainable health infrastructure in Haiti

By Saurav Upadhyay

Problem Solving Must-Reads: Breaking the Poverty Cycle with Jewelry

Plus: Municipal services through Whatsapp in Zimbabwe, and dining with refugees in New Jersey

By Saurav Upadhyay

Problem Solving Must-Reads: Turning Carbon Emissions Into Soda Ash

Plus: Peacebuilding through forest management in Myanmar, and pushing back against plant patents

By Saurav Upadhyay