Could a Citizens’ Assembly Help Fix Your Democracy?
Allowing randomly selected people to influence government policies has promise — and limitations.
Why a Michelin-Starred Chef Loves Carbon-Negative ‘Sea Rice’
It grows everywhere and could help save the planet with every serving.
‘Vaccine Altruists’ Are Finding Appointments for Strangers
For those who don’t have the time or computer savvy to scour the internet, a volunteer movement is emerging.
Its Streets Safer, Baltimore Will Stop Prosecuting Minor Crimes
An experiment started during the pandemic to reduce jail populations will continue indefinitely.
Don’t Toss It, Fix It! Europe Is Guaranteeing Citizens the “Right to Repair”
The EU is restricting products designed to be unfixable, forcing companies to change their ways.
Vancouver Gave Homeless People $5,800. It Changed Their Lives.
A single infusion of cash helped recipients pay their rent, get to work — and put their lives back on track.
Singapore Shows What Serious Urban Farming Looks Like
In a city-state that imports 90% of its food, rooftop gardens are a matter of national food security.
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