Managed alcohol programs, which provide homeless alcoholics with housing and small amounts of booze, may seem counterintuitive, but they fit squarely within a philosophy of addiction treatment known as harm reduction—and they're working.
New anti-poverty programs, focused on helping children and parents both, are succeeding where others have failed.
It sounds counterintuitive—and would be a hard sell—but making the way the two major political parties nominate candidates less traditionally democratic could also make it more open to compromise and negotiation.
John Lott is a one-man pro-gun research machine whose work has been cited nearly 200 times by the National Rifle Association. The problem? Many of his peers have major misgivings about his methods.
And the federal government can't do much about it.
How seed libraries are fighting against agricultural giants to increase genetic diversity in our crops.
A surprisingly small tweak to the college admissions process yields an impressive increase in the enrollment of low-income students.
Limiting the choices of community college students paradoxically leads to greater academic success.