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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.

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.”

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 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 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 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 28, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Disinvestment Effect

In this issue, the lagging public/private investment in the commons, new rules for banks, how everyone invests in private prisons and why inequality is Californian.

Mar 2, 2015

Influencer Series: Bridging Education and Employment

In this video interview, CAEL’s Pamela Tate discusses their mission to remove barriers to adult education and the links to improved employment.

Mar 3, 2015

Thinking On: Opportunity at Work for People with Disabilities

The National Organization on Disability’s Carol Glazer discusses the progress on providing opportunity to people with disabilities and the benefits of their contributions.

Mar 5, 2015

Field Notes: ‘Going All In for Mission’

Heron’s Clara Miller shares in Forbes on our reasons and approach to investing 100 percent of our assets for mission.