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YES! Magazine asks, What Would Nature Do?

In the latest YES Magazine (“What Would Nature Do?”) the natural world takes center stage.  Questions such as, how much is enough?  Can new designs come from nature itself?  Can we start…

Big Ideas: Alan Khazei on reevaluating the roles of government and citizenship

In our Big Ideas series, we check in regularly with top thinkers in the field of social innovation. We want to know what they’re working on, what questions they’re wrestling with,…

Interview: Phil Borges on how children in 30 countries can teach one another with digital tools

Acclaimed photographer Phil Borges spent decades chronicling social, environmental and cultural threats and problems around the world. Now he has handed cameras over to young people in 30 countries to…

Mini Case Study: Bikes for the World charges donors – and it works

PROBLEM: Overeager and undiscerning donors nearly hamstrung the D.C.-based recycling collective, Bikes for the World (BfW), in its infancy. International development professional Keith Oberg, had created BfW to solve two…

Relay Rides: Tag, you drive

For decades, city dwellers have grappled with the question:  to car or not to car?  Own one, and you’ve got to park it somewhere, a process that’s nearly guaranteed to…