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The Science of What Makes People Care

By Ann Christiano & Annie Neimand 10

Effective communication is not simply about getting your message out. It requires you to strategically tap into what shapes people’s feelings and values. Here we share five principles pulled from social science that will help you connect your work to what people care most about.

Creating New Markets for Tribal Art

By Kristine Wong

By digitizing indigenous designs for commercial use, Roots Studio connects tribal artists and villages to the global economy, generating new sources of income while preserving cultural traditions.

Journalism’s Savior?

By Corey Binns

Civil, a journalism platform built on blockchain technology and funded by cryptocurrency, aims to protect reporters while restoring public trust in the fourth estate.

The Legacy of White Supremacy

By Eric Nee

America’s first memorial honoring African-Americans who have been lynched opened in Montgomery, Alabama.