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How Urban Tech Is Disrupting Government Procurement Policies

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 06.27.2015 | Technology
Lisa Abeyta

I spent the past few days with our COO at the Smart City Startups Festival in Miami, Florida, interacting with some of today's most visionary, innovative urban tech startup founders who are disrupting almost every facet of the urban landscape.

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Most People Think Government Economic Policies Benefit Big Businesses, Not Middle Class

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.04.2015 | Politics

Americans' battered confidence in the economy has trended upward since the beginning of 2015, but their assessments of their own financial situations ...

Fairytale Economics

Delany Higgins | Posted 05.31.2014 | Teen
Delany Higgins

Recently, while avoiding some homework, I came across a video of a presentation given at Bowdoin College. I was cautious, at first, about clicking "pl...

Putting the 'Fair' Back Into Play

Irina Bokova | Posted 07.23.2013 | Sports
Irina Bokova

UNESCO offers a platform for collaboration and the sharing of good practices, to highlight the stakes involved and turn words into action.

USAID's New Youth Policy Is Timely and Urgent: Here's Why

Bill Reese | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Bill Reese

New policies and procedures are announced nearly every day in Washington, D.C., often with little notice, and sometimes, deservedly so. However, a new youth policy just released by the U.S. Agency for International Development deserves not only our attention, but real applause.

Bridge Project Spans Gap Between Business and Green

Green Inc. | Libby Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President-elect Barack Obama's recent promise to make "the single largest new investment in our national infrastructure since the creation of the fede...

Alternative Energy Faces New Challenges

Green Inc. | Clifford Krauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For all the support that the presidential candidates are expressing for renewable energy, alternative energies like wind and solar are facing big new ...