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
Ideas We Should Steal: 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
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.
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.
Problem Solving Must-Reads: Tackling Entrenched Corruption in Nigeria
Plus: Seattle hires community liaisons, and a recycling company fights recidivism
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
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
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