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Jan 31, 2016

In Case You Missed It: It's Not Just a Job, It's a Social Venture

In this issue, discussion of billionaires and elections, the Davos debate returns, the issue of nonprofit overhead, and whether corporations save too much.

Jan 27, 2016

Field Notes: Innovations in Community Development

A new series, "Building the Inclusive Economy," begins with a review of broad-based ownership models, their applications and success in community development.

Jan 23, 2016

In Case You Missed It: A Non-Working State of Mind

In this issue, Flint's nasty water crisis, the rise in white mortality, Walmart's million-worker pay raise, and why we should stop infantilizing those we fund.

Jan 21, 2016

Field Notes: 'New Perspectives' on Crafting an Impact Portfolio

The McKnight Foundation's Rick Scott discusses the principles, challenges, and future of impact investing in a recent interview with Goldman Sachs.

Jan 19, 2016

Soundbites: An Atypical Investing Strategy

In this podcast, Ross Baird offers insights into capital inequality and how Village Capital seeks investment opportunities beyond the usual suspects.

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.

Jan 11, 2016

Thinking On: Employees Versus Workforce?

Toni Johnson brings up important questions surrounding employment in the wake of a "gig-economy" and use of prison labor.

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 6, 2016

Field Notes: Using All of a Foundation’s Assets for Mission

Heron's Clara Miller discusses foundations in the 21st century, modern philanthropy, and the growth of impact investing.

Dec 31, 2015

Field Notes: The Census Data on Poor Counties

The Pacific Standard highlights some key takeaways from census data on poverty and income inequality in the United States.