by Nur Lalji, YES! Magazine More than 60 counties, cities, and states—and some corporations—are reducing discrimination against former offenders by removing one small box from job... read more
You decide to start a business and the first step is to determine your business goals.  However, how you pursue these goals can determine your success.  Namely, if you are constantly... read more
Divest from Coal - Stanford Has an $18 Billion Endowment. These Students Made Sure It Won't Be Invested in Coal. by Liz Pleasant, YES! Magazine The decision is the largest single win for the... read more
We're Getting Richer From Editorial Team of The Intelligent Optimist, www.theoptimist.com Think about it: These days, most poor families in the West have phones, TVs, washing machines and... read more
Several US House democrats have brought the "Green Bank Act of 2014" to Congress, in an effort to lower the price of clean energy nationwide. Based on an already effective model in Connecticut,... read more
Ever have those days where the time just flies?  We wake up and before we know it the sun has set and we ask ourselves where the day went.  Most likely you had an action packed day but... read more
Plastic Bank monetizes all the plastic garbage that's floating in the ocean. By Nathan Hurst,  The Intelligent Optimist You’ve heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch—that blob of plastic... read more
In  light of the Supreme Court's ruling this past week (MCCUTCHEON ET AL. v. FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION) about campaign contributions and allowing much more money to flow into the federal... read more
Creating a community for your customers around your brand can save a lot of money. By Dewi Gigengack/The Intelligent Optimist The management at the British company Standing on Giants knows... read more