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Nov 14, 2014

In Case You Missed It: The Monkey Business of Inequality

This issue takes a look at the role of fairness in successful capitalism, challenges in saving for retirement and lessons for improving philanthropy.

Nov 8, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Impacting With Your Purpose

In this issue, a look at impact investing and the changing nature of the social sector, why poverty doesn’t play in U.S. elections and more on wage stagnation.

Oct 25, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Trick or Treat Your Workers

In this issue, the trend of working for free versus wage poverty, the wealth and meritocracy gap, and the dangers of treating Ebola like the zombie apocalypse.

Oct 18, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Inequality, Debt and Destitution

In this issue, there’s discussion on getting car jacked by lenders, being “present” for poverty, business ed and inequality, and what success looks like for B-corps.

Oct 11, 2014

In Case You Missed It: 'The Mainstreet Pay Gap'

In this issue, a look at the wage divide, what being cash strapped looks like, redefining capitalism, and the enduring American myth of the self-made man.

Oct 4, 2014

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.

Sep 27, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Fortune and Risk in the Economy

In this issue, debate on the economic effects of inequality, why poor people find it hard to plan, CEO pay and employment, and risk-taking in philanthropy.

Sep 20, 2014

In Case You Missed It: The Pulling Up Boot Straps Report

In this issue, news about the poverty rate, an innovative way to combat student debt, minimum wage and the franchise business model, and whether philanthropy and impact investors can get along.

Sep 13, 2014

In Case You Missed It: A View to Kill Poverty and Inequality

In this issue, discussion on the impact of endowment investment, philanthropy and corporate inversions, inequality and poverty, and the global jobs crisis.

Sep 6, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Post-Labor Day Reflections

In this issue, discussion of the new labor movement and the wage debate, poverty and where it is toughest to be poor, economic mobility and social investing.