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Aug 7, 2014

Multimedia: The Tipping Point for Tipped Work

Watch this EPI panel discussion on why exempting tipped workers from the regular minimum wage creates unlivable conditions in the growing service industry.

Jul 31, 2014

Multimedia: On ‘Economic Polarization’

Will the future labor market leave low skilled workers behind? MIT’s David Autor offers insight.

Jul 25, 2014

Multimedia: Investing in Good Jobs Gets Good Returns

MIT’s Zeynep Ton shows us what a “good” job looks like, how to create one, and why it is important to all.

Jul 17, 2014

Multimedia: Have Less, Pay More

High fees and other banking practices have left millions without access to traditional banking services, but the alternatives create new hurdles.

Jul 10, 2014

Multimedia: Meaning, Money and Motivation

Duke behavioral economist Dan Ariely shares lessons on beyond-the-obvious ways to create meaning and motivation to work.

Jun 26, 2014

Multimedia: The Job After Tomorrow

Watch highlights of the Open Society Foundations’ half-day event about the transformation of work and what the labor market might look like in 30 years.

Jun 19, 2014

Multimedia: Al Gore on Tech Philanthropy & Inequality

Vice President Al Gore's on-stage interview at a tech conference touched off questions of how "tech culture and tech philanthropy may exacerbate inequality and undermine democracy".

Jun 12, 2014

Multimedia: Catalyzing Change While Bringing in Cash

Elon Musk, CEO of Heron investee Tesla Motors, talks about doing good in a for-profit business and takes a surprising step to make good on that promise.

May 8, 2014

Multimedia: Restoring Opportunity Through Education

Here’s Greg Duncan, author of Restoring Opportunity, on how reducing income inequality starts with better education.

May 1, 2014

Multimedia: The Plight of the Middle Class

On NPR, economic thinkers debate low wages, unemployment and options for restoring America’s middle class.