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How What We Measure Doesn't Measure Up

Blair Forlaw | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics
Blair Forlaw

As if it weren't bad enough that the Information Age deluged us with data, now we're finding out that some of our favorite metrics aren't telling us what we really want to know.

Jason Linkins

GOOD Now A Booster For Military Drone Tech | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

In the not-too-distant past, there was a magazine called GOOD, which was dedicated to all things positive -- philanthropy, advancement ... really, any...

Jason Linkins

GOOD Goes From Bad To Worse | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

Last week, the people behind GOOD -- a media organization dedicated to covering philanthropy and the people who work at "moving the world forward" -- ...

What Happened At GOOD Magazine?

The Atlantic Wire | Posted 08.05.2012 | Media

In five days, GOOD went from being a media darling to the media's latest jerk when the company laid off most of its editorial staff. Just what happen...

Miley vs. Urban Outfitters

Good Magazine | Posted 12.08.2011 | Home

Urban Outfitters has certainly been in the spotlight lately. Stevie Koerner was added to the long line of artists claiming the chain lifted their desi...

How America's Top Colleges Avoid Real Diversity

GOOD | Cord Jefferson | Posted 10.31.2011 | Black Voices

Back in March, as colleges began to herald their newly admitted classes for PR purposes, the Ivy League schools got to patting themselves on the back....

'GOOD LA' Launches City-Wide Photo Contest

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 08.07.2011 | Los Angeles

GOOD MAGAZINE and Hidden Los Angeles have started a collaborative effort to tell stories of forgotten LA. Monday afternoon, they launched a city-wide ...

WATCH: Go Green Solar Wants to Be Your Online Environmental Friend

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.19.2011 | Impact
Shira Lazar

This week on "What's Trending," we're introducing Deep Patel of The company is trying to become the top online destination for solar panels, wind turbines and other green technology.

Party For Charity: GOOD's CicLAvia Benefit At Atwater Crossing

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Who: You! Be one of the 750 attendees to join GOOD LA (whose past events' attendees have included Natalie Portman, Drew Barrymore, Spike Jonze, Sergey...

WATCH: Brooklyn Blogger's Rooftop Garden Over Brewery

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It can be hard to keep track of all of the incredible people making a difference in New York. GOOD Magazine's MacKenzie Fegan recently set out to mee...

Creativity in Education: There is Room for it (VIDEO)

Joel Arquillos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Joel Arquillos

Students need time to create and think. We need to provide students with the resources and experiences that help them develop a real understanding of what education can do for them.

POLITICAL ART: As Ahmadinejad Returns to the U.S., 125 Artists Rally for Iran

GOOD | By Zach Frechette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Over a year after protests erupted throughout Iran following its presidential election, the country is anything but quiet. This week, another wave of ...

Public Space = Public Health

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

In a city with many neighborhoods starved for public space, CicLAvia promotes a creative way to make over LA for a few hours a week by converting city streets to pedestrian thoroughfares.

Who Volunteers And Where? A GOOD Magazine Infographic

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Who volunteers and for what? That's what a new infographic by GOOD Magazine attempts to answer. Some things you'd expect. For example, more young peop...

Pepsi Refresh Project and City Labs

Joel Arquillos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Arquillos

Those of us lucky enough to receive funding can do a heck of a lot of good with the kind of cash Pepsi is giving away--over a million dollars a month!

How Much Do Americans Spend On Food? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Good magazine, in partnership with Whole Foods, chronicled how much of their income Americans spend on food today as compared to the past. And guess w...

What the World Needs Now: a Green Jon Stewart.

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

A mainstream talk show would reach millions of Americans each night, and in so doing, do for green interests what Jon Stewart has done for politics: make it accessible.

The Business of Service

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Greenblatt

The corporations and small businesses that power American growth and shape our society could be the fuel that turbo-charges our vision of national service.

Why Are You Voting?

GOOD Magazine | Ian Manheimer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

My friends and I launched Glassbooth last summer with a mission of positively impacting the 2008 elections. A Democrat, a Republican, a Libertarian, a...

Starbucks Stores Distribute "CO2 World" GOOD Sheet, but is it Good Enough?

George Spyros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
George Spyros

If you're at the local Starbucks and find some knowledge dropped on you about atmospheric CO2, look no further than the good folks at the GOOD integra...

Project Urban Rain Garden

GOOD Magazine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

For Project 012 we asked you for your ideas on improving local schools. Daniel sent us this chronicle from Victoria, British Columbia. Working on a ci...

Class Action: A Crash Course On Public Education

Good Magazine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Why are more public school educators than ever before leaving the field after only a few years in the classroom? Seven teachers take us to school. An...

The Good Sheet: Starbucks To Offer Election Issues Primer From Good Magazine

New York Times | Stephanie Clifford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Order up a double macchiato with a side of debate. On Thursday, Starbucks will begin offering a free paper from the magazine Good in its stores. Calle...

Good Magazine Grows Up

New York Observer | Matt Haber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When Ben Goldhirsh launched GOOD magazine two years ago, he offered journalists an irresistible story. It was A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Geniu...

Greening Hollywood Meets Opportunity Green

Paige Donner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paige Donner

Bringing talented professionals together who are also environmentally and socially-minded can only produce positive outcomes, is the philosophy behind Opportunity Green.