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Feb 27, 2015

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.

Feb 21, 2015

In Case You Missed It: It's a Brand New Pay Day

In this issue, Walmart's pay raise, poverty and schools, union marriages, federal poverty subsidies and the new tech philanthropists.

Feb 14, 2015

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.

Feb 7, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Fair Pay Comeback?

In this issue, troubles in the Mcbusiness model, more on the college debate, the labor market, creative neighborhood redevelopment and states’ poverty policies.

Feb 5, 2015

Field Notes: Six Social Business Issues for 2015

Leaders of the American Sustainable Business Council urge conscious businesses owners to sit at the table with policymakers or warn they’ll end up “on the menu.”

Jan 31, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The New ‘Middle Class Economics’

In this issue, more follow up on the state of the union, U.S. child poverty, new policies for disabled workers, fragility of the middle class and new models for social impact.

Jan 30, 2015

Photo of the Month: January 2015

This month’s photo features cashiers working through the winter storm rush at a Market Basket store in Brockton, MA.

Jan 29, 2015

Field Notes: Opportunities for the Unemployed

A report by the Council on Foreign Relations compares worker’s support programs in the United States to the rest of the G7 countries.

Jan 27, 2015

Influencer Series: Getting Out of Poor People's Way

In this video interview, Family Independence Initiative’s Mauricio Miller introduces a more effective alternative to imposing "solutions" on families in poverty.

Jan 21, 2015

Influencer Series: Mapping the Way to Wisdom

In this video interview, PolicyMap's Maggie McCullough discusses how mapping data helps enterprises asses their past impact and invest wisely for the future.