Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: A Fair Shot for All

In an excerpt from his recent book, a Facebook co-founder proposes an idea for levelling the economic playing field: A guaranteed $500 a month for the poor. He’ll talk more about it at next week’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival

By Chris Hughes

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: Community Centered Development

A Portland B Corp is pushing a more inclusive process for building up a neighborhood. Can Philly learn a lesson from the most gentrified city in America?

By Jill Harkins

Ideas We Should Steal: Racial Reconciliation

Chuck Mingo, a Philly native and pastor of an evangelical Cincinnati megachurch, on the groundbreaking program he’ll discuss at November’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival

By Larry Platt

Ideas We Should Steal: Teaching Curiosity

At next month’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival, the CEO of Brooklyn’s Ascend Charter Schools will talk about turning away from “No Excuses” and toward what may be the key to education: Joy

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Next Silicon Valley Will Be…Philly?

If we want to become a major innovation hub, we’d better embrace a concept that translates roughly into “love of place”

By Ajay Raju

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: Pedal to Porch

The Detroit group tempers the effects of gentrification by connecting newer and older residents through the power of storytelling

By Jill Harkins

The Fix: “Integrity Idol”

Nationwide contests in developing countries turn honest public officials into celebrities. Let’s convince the DC-based group behind the project to bring it here

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Ideas We Should Steal: Training teachers like doctors

Could a Michigan experiment to bring medical school-like training to the teaching of teachers make for better-prepared educators—and more successful students?

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy