Economic Good News

Stories about money and economics being used for good — and good being done for money and economies

5 Good News Stories About Happiness

Happiness serves as a revolutionary means to survival, but it is also an indicator that a country, group, or region is doing good in the world. These five stories will help shed some light onto happiness research across the globe.
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39 Most Inspiring Bono Quotes About Making a Difference

As the founder of ONE and (RED), Bono has played a significant role in persuading policymakers and corporations to allocate huge swaths of money toward solving some of the most important issues facing the world.
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These AAPI Women Are Helping Feed East Asian Elders

Good News: This "dinner series" company pivoted to providing meals for the elderly during the pandemic
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21 Ideas & Activities To Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month (2022)

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a celebration of the many contributions and achievements of the AAPI community. 
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U.S. Cities Are Getting Rid of Fines & Fees Seen Fueling Race & Income Gaps

From San Francisco to the Midwest to New York, the pandemic has triggered a policy rethink about the fairness of fines and fees for prison phone calls, overdue library books, and parking violations.
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11 Ways to Safely Reduce Abortions Without Removing Access

There’s no evidence that banning abortion reduces the number of abortions. There are, however, a few data-backed, safe, and effective ways to reduce the number of abortions.
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Can We Tell History Through the Lens of Peacemaking Instead of War?

To bring peace to the frontlines, we first need a proper understanding of what peacemakers do and how they do it. Peace is commonly framed as passive, but the institute aims to dissolve the dichotomy of war and peace, which disregards the conscious act of building peace.
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How One City Closed the Digital Divide for Nearly All Its Students

As of February, the city had provided nearly 36,000 laptops and more than 11,500 hot spots to low-income public school students.
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Loving Thy Neighbors — One Paid Medical Debt at a Time

“Will they be able to solve every person’s medical debt? No. But for those people they do, it’s life-changing.”
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Reclaiming Art After Centuries of Violence & Colonialism

Art is a tool for resistance, yes, but it is also a tool for peace, reconciliation, and healing in response to histories of colonization, violence, and corruption.
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