Keyword: social responsibility

    i-Minds

    i-Minds

    How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media are Changing our Brains, our Behavior, and the Evolution of our Species

    Many of us would no more go out without our cell phone than we would leave the house without clothes. We live our lives on social media, and PDAs, tablets, computers and other devices are completely integrated into our global culture. From …

    related subjects: Cultural Critique
    I'm Right and You're an Idiot

    I'm Right and You're an Idiot

    The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up

    The most pressing environmental problem we face today is not climate change. It is pollution in the public square, where a smog of adversarial rhetoric, propaganda and polarization stifles discussion and debate, creating resistance to change and …

    related subjects: Cultural Critique
    Fixing Fashion

    Fixing Fashion

    Rethinking the Way We Make, Market and Buy Our Clothes

    With sales of more than US $500 billion a year, the fashion industry is one of the most important sectors of the global economy, employing millions of men, women, and often children in the developing world. And yet its record is far from pretty. The …

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    Dude Making a Difference

    Dude Making a Difference

    Bamboo Bikes, Dumpster Dives and Other Extreme Adventures Across America

    You want to do something for the planet, but what? Change a light bulb, install a low-flow faucet, eat organic? How about ride 4,700 miles across America on a bamboo bicycle, using only water from natural sources, avoiding fossil fuels almost …

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    The Pet Poo Pocket Guide

    The Pet Poo Pocket Guide

    How to Safely Compost & Recycle Pet Waste

    Eighty-three million dogs and ninety-six million cats call the US home. Dogs alone produce enough waste to fill more than 1,091 football fields 1 foot deep in a single year. Add billions of plastic pick-up bags to the mix, and season well with tons …

    related subjects: Conservation & Ecology
    Magnifeco

    Magnifeco

    Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-toxic Beauty

    In the wake of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh—the worst garment industry accident in recorded history—the words "fashion disaster" acquired a new and much more sinister meaning. Commentators suggested that the tragedy was …

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    Living in the Shadow of the Cross

    Living in the Shadow of the Cross

    Understanding and Resisting the Power and Privilege of Christian Hegemony

    Over the centuries, Christianity has accomplished much which is deserving of praise. Its institutions have fed the hungry, sheltered the homeless, and advocated for the poor. Christian faith has sustained people through crisis and inspired many to …

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    The Art of Social Enterprise

    The Art of Social Enterprise

    Business as if People Mattered

    The current business-for-profit model rewards short-term thinking, narrow self-interest, and a social-and-environmental-costs-be-damned attitude. Non-profits, while more focused on the greater good, tend to be inherently resource-challenged and rely …

    related subjects: New Economies