The GOOD 100: The People of Portland The GOOD 100: The People of Portland
The GOOD 100: The People of Portland
TrailblazersWe declare that the residents of the City of Roses are doing more than their fair share of innovation, because:1) They live in the only city in America where the phrase "urban-growth boundary" can be used to kick off cocktail-party conversation or, in certain company, as the anchor to a pickup line. (And because they adopted the nation's first such boundary, which contains suburban sprawl and preserves farm land, all the way back in 1978.)2) They built America's first modern streetcar line-and now they're manufacturing the first American-built streetcars in almost 60 years. Go, U.S.A.! Viva multimodal transportation!3) Almost one out of every five of them rides a bike as his or her primary or secondary means of transportation. Between that and the veganism, there are some skinny people there.4) They give the nation delicious microbrewed beer, artsy cool-climate pinot noir, and fanatically sourced and flavor-profiled microroasted coffee-and are only moderately self-satisfied and annoying about it all.5) They consider the whole urban-chicken trend so 2007 compared with ducks and goats. Portlanders don't need a permit to keep any of those beasts-this town knows just how important duck eggs can be. And, hell, you can get a permit to keep a cow within city limits for just $31.
This Tech Company Sent Four Black Women Engineers to Accept Award at the Crunchies They celebrated the diversity of their team.
Johnny Depp Plays Donald Trump in Funny or Die’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie It also stars ALF, Alfred Molina, and Michaela Watkins.
Iman Shares an Inspiring Quote a Month After David Bowie’s Death “Each tear is a poet…”
How Much Do You Know About People Watching You Online? Take this quiz to test your spyware savvy #TruthandPowerRead more at›
A Video Explaining White Privilege Stirs Up Controversy in a Virginia School It’s called “The Unequal Opportunity Race.”
Australian Engineers Develop the ‘Holy Grail’ of Condom Technology The contraceptive you’ve been waiting for.
This Tech Company Sent Four Black Women Engineers to Accept Award at the Crunchies Johnny Depp Plays Donald Trump in Funny or Die’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie Iman Shares an Inspiring Quote a Month After David Bowie’s Death A Video Explaining White Privilege Stirs Up Controversy in a Virginia School How a Poem Written for a Tiny Baby Brought One Son Back Home Australian Engineers Develop the ‘Holy Grail’ of Condom Technology Introducing the First Journal Solely Dedicated to Double-Checking Science Ashley Graham Is SI’s Newest Full-Figured Swimsuit Model Albuquerque’s New Program Gives Panhandlers Jobs Instead of Tickets Target Australia’s New Ads Feature Full-Figured Women in Lingerie Families of Mexican Drug Cartel Victims File Lawsuit Against HSBC for Money Laundering The Remarkable Story of the Oldest Female Bodybuilder
The GOOD Guide to Recycling The objects we discard aren’t trash. They’re a resource. Push for GOOD Spotlighting groups pushing to better their communities The Local Globalists Meet 17 innovators who are changing our future for the better. Project Literacy Building partnerships for a more literate future. Data for GOOD Harnessing the power of information. The 2014 GOOD City Index GOOD's annual breakdown of the most inspiring cities in the world. The GOOD 100 Find out what kind of global citizen you are in this immersive quiz inspired by our annual celebration of 100 creative changemakers.