If the Hewlett Foundation’s Madison Initiative wants to strengthen American democracy, it needs to adopt a more multi-layered democratic theory.
A new approach to unlocking institutional investments globally.
The newly passed Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act illustrates how organizations can find space to debate and successfully create cross-sector and bipartisan solutions.
Raising the minimum wage appears to help the poor, but these policies fail to create the conditions that help people move from poverty to prosperity.
A new generation of digital breakthroughs holds the potential to deliver important social benefits, but only if we adopt technology in a different way.
Why the international development community cannot ignore the role of politics in creating sustainable social change.
Allocating government funding where evidence shows it can have impact will yield results—but there are potential pitfalls.
The federal government is empowering states to improve child welfare systems using design-thinking and other innovative approaches.
How a global NGO has fought extreme poverty using a formula that mixes pragmatic incrementalism and practical idealism with pop culture.