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Feb 13, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Capitalism in the Matrix

In this issue, discussion of the future of capitalism, the danger of economic bubbles, fossil fuel divestment, and dubious ways to encourage college student retention.

Feb 12, 2016

Soundbites: The Constraints on the Nonprofit Sector

In this podcast, Heron’s Rodney Christopher discusses the importance of unrestricted revenue and offers thoughts on the overhead question.

Feb 10, 2016

Multimedia: Impacting a Community Ecosystem

In this video, impact investor Bobby Turner addresses what he calls a “legacy of dependency” that’s established when society’s greatest problems are treated with band-aids rather than an impactful cure.

Feb 6, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Inequality in Black and White

In this issue, the cost of judicial vacancies, opinions on what it takes to be middle class, segregation and inequality, and more on the Koch brothers poverty efforts.

Feb 4, 2016

Soundbites: Investing in the Real Economy

In this podcast, Gil Crawford talks about MicroVest, sustainable banking and the real economy.

Feb 1, 2016

Photo of the Month: January 2016

This month’s photo captures San Francisco’s mass displacement of the homeless in order to accommodate Super Bowl City.

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.

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