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In Case You Missed It: The Upside-Down Money Universe

In this issue, troubling tax havens, a lending platform built on trust, the silly idea of universal income, the lost government job creator, and when the poor pay more.

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Soundbites: Investing in the Real Economy

In this podcast, Gil Crawford talks about MicroVest, sustainable banking and the real economy.

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Photo of the Month: February 2015

This month’s photo captures the prevalence and success of payday lenders in low income areas, with economic decay as a backdrop.

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Multimedia: Have Less, Pay More

High fees and other banking practices have left millions without access to traditional banking services, but the alternatives create new hurdles.

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In Case You Missed It: Imprisoned by Poverty

In this issue, poverty politics, using prison to fine the poor, policing payday lenders, defining middle class and investors’ new focus on human capital.

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In Case You Missed It: The Low-Pay, Part-Time Blues

In this issue, more thinking on poverty, wages and job quality; the relationship between Goldman and the New York Fed; and the new scrutiny of institutional investors and what it has to do with divestment.

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In Case You Missed It: While We Work in the New Millennium

In this issue, thinking on what wages mean for the economy, the “bad business” of banking and inequality, the green jobs trend, and the social impact of Millennials.