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What Was the Best Year of the Decade?
The Equalizers For these Brazilian footballing legends, competitive play wasn’t a diversion from societal ills, but a means to redress them. A secret history of the fight for social justice among Brazil’s greatest soccer stars of the past century
The Real Implications of Detroit’s $500 Houses Sometimes the Rent is Too Damn LowThe Real Implications of Detroit’s $500 Houses
Panic Attack What actually happens when cities crack down on sex trafficking during large, international sporting events? Human trafficking activists are out to protect the rights of society’s most vulnerable, right? Tell that to Brazil’s sex worker community.
Teaching Your Finger to Read MIT is developing a ring that might end up transforming the lives of the visually impaired.Teaching Your Finger to Read
Using Problems to Solve Problems Inside Luis Von Ahn's Duolingo Duolingo is teaching you a language for free, while you simultaneously help translate articles for the world. Now the question is, what language are you going to learn?
“Specialization is For Insects” Why experimentation is essential to creative living Selling 20 million albums worldwide doesn’t mean you’ve found your creative niche.
Make More, Waste Less: Five Energy-Saving Projects for a More Efficient Home GOOD and Nest teamed up to bring you five energy-saving projects for a more efficient home.Make More, Waste Less: Five Energy-Saving Projects for a More Efficient Home
Love Songs for the Censors K-pop finds an unlikely stage in Turkey. K-pop’s sugary conservatism is making it possible for Middle Eastern youth to tap into its most anarchic, adolescent passions.
Hello Welcome to a new home for GOOD Magazine GOOD aims to make thought and vision matter, to dismantle conventional notions of good and bad, and to explore the art of problem-solving.
Stimulant of the Masses An interview with liberation theologian, Leonardo Boff. Meet the radical ex-priest who took on Brazil's military dictatorship.
The Professionals What we can learn from Brazil's wastepickers The Brazilian government has built an army of reuse masters, repair geniuses, and recycling experts, and it's paying off.
The Future Of The Toilet In the latest installment of our Half-Baked Design Challenge, we gave some of our most creative friends 30 minutes to redesign the toilet. Their solutions are at once absurd, profound, and probably not the answer to all our problems, so we also rounded up the fully-baked ideas at the forefront of this global sanitation issue.
The Future of Standardized Testing
In the latest installment of our Half-Baked Design Challenge, we gave some of our most creative friends 30 minutes to redesign the standardized test. Their solutions are at once absurd, profound, and probably not the answer to all our problems, so we also rounded up the fully-baked ideas at the forefront of this academic quandary.
Ten Brazilians Outside Brazil on Being Brazilian
The 2014 World Cup in Brazil has shined a giant light on the people of the South American nation of almost 200 million. But, since the early 80’s, the people of Brazil have increasingly been living outside the borders of what is still the fifth largest country on earth. Emigration has increased exponentially.