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Mar 11, 2017

In Case You Missed It: The Poverty Healthcare Debate

In this issue, vilifying the poor over health care, the bad news on inequality, the good news on wages, and the trouble with the post-election giving surge.

Mar 9, 2017

PACE Bonds: Mission Investment? It's Complicated.

As Heron continues to optimize our portfolio for mission, some types of impact look great in isolation—but less so in context.

Mar 4, 2017

In Case You Missed It: At the Expense of the People

In this issue, Trump takes on Congress, globalism vs nationalism, pitting the old against the young, poverty and brain development, and ETFs go biblical.

Feb 25, 2017

In Case You Missed It: The Fragile American Safety Net

In this issue, our miserable 21st Century, manufacturing in America, the junk food stamp debate, shrinking Medicaid and market making in impact investing.

Feb 18, 2017

In Case You Missed It: An American Dream Deferred

In this issue, revisiting the racial wealth gap, taxing robots, reducing the charitable deduction and Obama's social innovation experiment.

Feb 11, 2017

In Case You Missed It: The Wall Street Rules Dilemma

In this issue, a new video on poverty and opportunity, Trump and the universal basic income, the Wall Street rules rollback, and impact investing in a volatile age.

Feb 4, 2017

In Case You Missed It: Trading in on Work

In this issue, old is new in trade policy, jobs men don't like, Radiolab talks poverty, AEI proposes a safety net overhaul, and feature on impact investors ring in 2017.

Jan 28, 2017

In Case You Missed It: Leading with Purpose

In this issue, your brain on poverty, social mobility's debt dependence, expanding philanthropy's risk appetite and the inequality worries of foundations leaders.

Jan 26, 2017

Influencer Series: Hope and History in Times of Adversity

Ambassador James A. Joseph presented a speech earlier this month, sharing his sources of both hope and optimism for the future of America.

Jan 25, 2017

Thinking On: Darren Walker’s Decision to Serve on Pepsi’s Board Is Wise

In a letter to the editor, Clara Miller defends Darren Walker's involvement with Pepsi and the many ways philanthropy can, and does, interact with the private sector.

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