Major Achievements of American Philanthropy (1657 to present) Fighting poverty is one of the oldest charitable imperatives. This in turn often requires battling syndromes that lead to poverty—like family breakdown, alcohol and drug abuse, or ... Philanthropy Round Table, 3 weeks ago
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Today, many corporations, social ventures and non-governmental organizations are exploring inclusive, market-driven models to create shared value in base of the pyramid markets. However, while the innovation necessary to make these models successful ...NextBillion.net, 2 months ago
Two years ago, this building in downtown Oakland was the part of the country's first major cannabis growing educational institution, Oaksterdam University. After federal agents from the IRS and DEA raided the home of founder and ...TechCrunch, 2 days ago
Browse the list of 600+ sessions below to learn what the early-adopters and digital trendsetters who come to Austin every March will be discussing next spring. Be part of this abundance of inspirational ideas by buying your SXSW Interactive Festival ...South By South West, 2 days ago
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One problem with globalisation is that bad ideas seem to travel faster than good ones; first there was smearing tomato ketchup on everything; then drinking sugar-soaked cocktails ("Cosmo"-politanism) instead of our traditional whisky soda, and now ...Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago
Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities, a 14-month initiative to examine new architectural possibilities that address the rapid and uneven growth of six global metropolises -- Hong Kong, Istanbul, Lagos, Mumbai, New York, and Rio ...Broadway World, 2 weeks ago
Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Economist Esther Duflo. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt INFOGRAPHIC TOPICS We could hold people accountable to a reasonable standard of expectation and that's the first step, says economist Esther Duflo ...The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
Finance & Development, September 2014, Vol. 51, No. 3 Carmen Rollins PDF version 25 economists under 45 who are shaping the way we think about the global economy We asked you, our readers, and assorted international economists and ...IMF, 1 month ago
Higher education is not what it used to be, and that's no accident. Cognitiveliberty.net A few years back, Paul E. Lingenfelter began his report on the defunding of public education by saying, "In 1920 H.G. Wells wrote, 'History is becoming ...Sott.net, 1 month ago
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