Mar 22, 2017 | Best of Best - In medical terms, violence is not an epidemic. But Cure Violence believes violence is better understood and treated as if it were. And results suggest they just might be right.
Dec 9, 2016 | Best of Best - After four decades of an incarceration paradigm that has drained state coffers and created so many problems, it's time for a holistic and nuanced approach.
Aug 17, 2016 | Best of Best - Generosity is the right instinct, but not all giving is equally effective. Meet one man who's dedicated his life—including a significant portion of his modest income
Feb 20, 2016 | Best of Best - As valuable as they can be, recycling and clean-ups aren't the answer. Source reduction is the key to sparing the environment—including ourselves—from more plastic poisoning. Enter the Plastic Pollution Coalition to get that message into our thick heads
Dec 10, 2015 | Best of Best - The U.S. talks a good game of gender equality, but a new nonprofit org says the country needs to put its money where its mouth is.
Oct 7, 2015 | Best of Best - Just about the only time the CPB is in the news is when pols make noise about choking off federal funding for public media. But if more people knew the whole story, the conversation might be different.
Jul 20, 2015 | Best of Best - In a field supposedly peer-reviewed and self-correcting, there is a decided lack of transparency and dissemination when it comes to retractions. Enter Retraction Watch, which aims to change the paradigm.
May 12, 2015 | Best of Best - The price of overspending can be counted not merely in the cost of each excessive or needless purchase, but also in how such a lifestyle cuts into your financial freedom. But a young retiree is looking to guide others in a different direction.
Apr 6, 2015 | Best of Best - What if addiction is less about drugs & genetics and more about circumstances? It's a question the powers-that-be might not be comfortable hearing, but for decades Bruce Alexander has worked to make addiction as we know it a thing of the past.
Feb 2, 2015 | Best of Best - Justin Rudd is one little person in one little part of the world. But his work shows how one little person can make one big difference and provides a model that can be copied anywhere.