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Jun 22, 2016

Multimedia: 'A Big Leap of Faith' Hiring Organized Farm Labor

After learning to make a living growing organic strawberries, one farmer decided to invest in the economic conditions of his own workers by using a union.

Jun 16, 2016

Field Notes: Reducing Inequality and Raising Wages by 2032

The Economic Policy Institute finds that people of color will be a majority of the American working class in 2032 and stresses the need to reduce inequality by then.

Jun 14, 2016

Soundbites: The Diverse Strategies of Engagement

In this podcast, Francis Byrd of Byrd Governance Advisory discusses his experience with the shareholder activism, the major players involved and what it has to do with improving prospects for employees.

Jun 11, 2016

In Case You Missed It: The Precariously Possibly Poor

In this issue, the Bilderberg discussion on endangered workers, Adam Smith's views on inequality, a newish Paul Ryan poverty plan, and the "appifying of philanthropy".

Jun 9, 2016

Field Notes: Creating 'Good Jobs' Through CDFI Investing

InSight at Pacific Community Ventures supports investment in "good jobs" with a report helping CDFIs define them & track their borrowers' impact on communities.

Jun 7, 2016

Soundbites: Enabling Artist Social Entrepreneurs

Toni Johnson talks with Laura Callanan, founding partner of Upstart Co-Lab, on the topic of social entrepreneurship and its unexpected heroes.

Jun 4, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Having Enough to Get the Job Done

In this issue, more debate on universal basic income, robots and general welfare; internet for the people; helping inmates thrive; and a community of equity leaders.

May 31, 2016

Soundbites: 'The Capital We Get to Work for Good'

Cambridge Associates' Tom Mitchell discusses Sandra Urie's transition from CEO and movement into impact investing as well as lessons learned from his years of work.

May 31, 2016

Photo of the Month: May 2016

This month's photo looks at dissatisfied Verizon and Macy's union employees fighting for better employment terms.

May 28, 2016

In Case You Missed It: The Economy's Bricks and Mortar

In this issue, the right to water, rent and education inequality, corporate global citizens, and $1 billion possibilities for social mobility.