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Oct 24, 2015

In Case You Missed It: Responsible Investing Back to the Future

In this issue, clarifications on pension investment, shareholder capitalism and Al Gore's Generation firm, untaxing the rich, and why welfare reform is dubious.

Oct 31, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Omen of Short-Term Thinking

In this issue, tongue-in-cheek discussion of healing the wealthy, the psychology of tax evasion, low income housing losses, and more on corporate short-termism.

Nov 7, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Big Business of Poverty

In this issue, profit and global hunger, the wage stagnation debate, failing poor kids, naughty business behavior and philanthropy's longevity.

Nov 14, 2015

In Case You Missed It: What's Eating the Poor

In this issue, policymaking on poverty, food insecurity and poor nutrition, why's it hard for women to get ahead, and the bank teller protests.

Nov 22, 2015

In Case You Missed It: Poverty All Over This Place

In this issue, recidivism starts with paying your public defender, inner city and rural poverty explored, the coal jobs downturn, and the problem of corporate buy-backs.

Dec 6, 2015

In Case You Missed It: Is It Really Philanthropy?

In this issue, a new report on poverty policy, single mothers getting by, Zuckerberg and inequality, drug prices and the poor, and tax inversions.

Dec 12, 2015

In Case You Missed It: Economic Hoarding and You

In this issue, the penal system of poverty, algorithms and inequality, economic hoarding and mortality, and wages and the Fed.

Dec 20, 2015

In Case You Missed It: A Poor Way to Run Things

In this issue, the U.S. Constitution and inequality, the Koch brothers' war on poverty, the oil tycoon's $100,000 employee bonus, and impact investing's tipping point.

Jan 9, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Should Old Capitalism Be Forgot

In this issue, reports on jobs, automation and meritocracy; Uber and employment; capitalism revisited; the wealthy tax dance; and the rise of impact.

Jan 16, 2016

In Case You Missed It: This State of the Union's for You

In this issue, Obama's economic legacy, the restlessness of billionaires, the poverty lottery, and unions go bust.