Ideas We Should Steal: Fix Poverty by Giving Cash to the Poor
Organizations like Give Directly take money from donors and give it directly to the poor. Statistics say that's the best way to do it.
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.
Ideas We Should Steal: Tackling Entrenched Corruption in Nigeria
In an effort to combat deep-rooted corruption, the Nigerian Ministry of Finance launched a whistleblowing program that incentivizes citizens who provide reliable information on corruption-related offenses
Ideas We Should Steal: India’s Innovation in Mental Health Treatment
Nonprofit Sangath trains everyday people to be lay-counselors who can provide counseling services to those who do not have access to professionally trained mental health service providers
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