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Aug 1, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Jacked Up Safety Net System

In this issue, a look at the draconian side of the safety net system, why "the sharing economy" is stingy, and the new pressures on old-school capitalism.

Jul 26, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Old New Altruism

In this issue, effective altruism discussed at length, post-capitalism explained, why Silicon Valley is supplanting Wall St. and more thoughts on a new New Deal.

Jul 13, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Wind and Sun of Inequality

In this issue, the makers vs. takers debate revisited, the debate on new overtime rules discussed, how U.S. labor demographics do and do not look like peer countries, and why rents are too darn high.

Jun 29, 2015

In Case You Missed It: Why the Poor Need Amazing Grace

In this issue, why the poor don't rise up, robots messing up the future of work, the hullabaloo about trade deals harming the middle class, and philanthropy takes on inequality.

Jun 22, 2015

In Case You Missed It: Investing Strong to the Finish

In this issue, the dwindling faith in the American Dream, what crushing student debt means for the economy, and philanthropy's discomfort with inequality.

Jun 17, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Poor People's Parent Trap

In this issue, discussion of parenting, family values and economic mobility, the U.S. bail system and gross injustice and whether plutocracy is forever.

Jun 8, 2015

In Case You Missed It: Doesn't Anybody Care Anymore

In this issue, ire about a morally-bankrupt TV show exploiting poor people, why Jamie Dimon hates proxy advisers, and whether philanthropy needs reform.

May 31, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Politics of Poverty

In this issue, more on poverty and politics, low-income job sprawl, the hidden side of poverty and inequality, and the rise in impact investing.

May 23, 2015

In Case You Missed It: This is Your Brain on Poverty

In this issue, more on poverty and the scarcity mentality, jails versus schools, the GDP metric, IT layoffs for H-1B visas, and a social investor hates on nonprofits.

May 16, 2015

In Case You Missed It: What a Way to Make a Middling Living

In this issue, the plight and promise of the middle class, what inequality has to do with it and why talking about how philanthropists made their money is a no no.

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