Today’s Journalism Still Inspires Future Generations

1. Can today’s journalism still inspire future generations? By Margaret Sullivan in the Columbia Journalism Review 2. Programs taking aim at the multigenerational cycle of poverty are working. By Dwyer Gunn in...

Elderly Americans Are Losing Their Rights

1. How elderly Americans are losing their rights. By Rachel Aviv in the New Yorker 2. Is contract work killing the American dream? By the Wharton School of Business 3. The world can’t...

Gaming Makes People Better Learners

1. Gaming makes people better learners. By Judith Merkelt-Jedamzik at Ruhr-Universität Bochum 2. Mass shootings are an American problem. There’s an American solution. By Senator Chris Murphy in the Washington Post 3. Does...

What We Lose When Only Rich Kids Play Sports

1. This is what we lose when only rich kids can play sports. By Linda Flanagan in the Atlantic 2. Nearly vanquished on the battlefield, ISIS is still thriving online. By Bennett...

Rideshare Startups Could Tackle the Senior-Transport Crisis

1. Can rideshare startups tackle the senior-transport crisis? By Tanya Snyder in Politico 2. Door-to-door campaigning probably doesn’t work on swing voters. By Dylan Matthews at Vox 3. Egg whites might unlock the...

These Drones Could Save Lives in a Disaster Zone

1. These drones could save lives in a disaster zone. By the University of South Australia 2. Girls education is linked to climate action. Here’s how. By Christina Kwauk and Amanda Braga...

The Internet’s Biggest Companies Just Changed How the Web Works

1. The internet’s biggest companies just quietly changed how the web works. By Adrianne Jeffries in the Outline 2. A new nuclear arms race is taking shape between Washington and Moscow....

Good Design Can Help People With Dementia Live Better Lives

1. Good design can help people with dementia live better lives. This app can help. By the University of Stirling 2. Why is flying so hard on our bodies and brains? By...

Preventing Teen Pregnancy is a Powerful Tool to Fight Poverty

1. Preventing teen pregnancy is a powerful tool to fight poverty. By Janine M. Zweig and Elsa Falkenburger at the Urban Institute 2. Congress should create a cyber workforce incubator in...

Your Clothes Might Soon Be Made in Ethiopia

1. With China’s help, your clothes might soon be made in Ethiopia. By Emeline Wuilbercq in Le Monde via Worldcrunch 2. Coal miners who lost jobs to renewable energy are working...

We’re Failing Student Moms

1. We’re failing student moms. By Toey Van Oot in Refinery 29 2. Let’s try tackling the world’s migration problems at the source. By Kemal Derviş in Project Syndicate 3. With technology and...

Startups Are Finally Trying to Disrupt Food Stamps

1. Startups are finally trying to disrupt food stamps. By Tonya Riley in Wired 2. These fishermen are partnering with chefs to create a market for sustainable but under-loved fish. By Meg...

Read and Write With Your Kids

1. Read and write with your kids. It pays long-term dividends. By Kim Eckart at the University of Washington 2. Could we engineer the atmosphere to prevent future hurricanes? By Jolene Creighton...

How We Can Preserve Musical Biodiversity

1. This is how we can preserve the world’s rich musical biodiversity. By Huib Schippers in Smithsonian Folklife Magazine 2. Could we really be hailing flying taxis in ten years? By Karen...

Why It’s So Important to Conserve Elephants

1. Why is it so important to conserve elephants? By the Economist 2. Millions of documents could be submerged in the Hurricane Harvey floodwaters. Here’s a way to save them. By Kathleen...