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Jun 26, 2015

Multimedia: 'Deep Flaws in the Financial System'

A BBC podcast from 2013 describes how we lose the wisdom of crowds when our financial system loses touch with reality.

Jun 29, 2015

In Case You Missed It: Why the Poor Need Amazing Grace

In this issue, why the poor don't rise up, robots messing up the future of work, the hullabaloo about trade deals harming the middle class, and philanthropy takes on inequality.

Jun 30, 2015

Field Notes: A Focus on 'Building Healthy Organizations'

The Ford Foundation’s Darren Walker discusses the evolution of the foundation and its new thinking on using operating support to bolster organizations.

Jul 13, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Wind and Sun of Inequality

In this issue, the makers vs. takers debate revisited, the debate on new overtime rules discussed, how U.S. labor demographics do and do not look like peer countries, and why rents are too darn high.

Jul 22, 2015

Field Notes: Selling Social Impact Data

Rick Jacobus of CoMetrics reports his findings on the problem of who should pay for social impact data.

Jul 26, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Old New Altruism

In this issue, effective altruism discussed at length, post-capitalism explained, why Silicon Valley is supplanting Wall St. and more thoughts on a new New Deal.

Jul 30, 2015

Field Notes: The Good Jobs Score

MIT’s Zeynep Ton has followed up on her Good Jobs Strategy with a simple scoring methodology.

Jul 31, 2015

Photo of the Month: July 2015

A Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinic set a record in providing over 1,600 rural Virginians with free medical care, including visits to the optometrist.

Aug 1, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Jacked Up Safety Net System

In this issue, a look at the draconian side of the safety net system, why "the sharing economy" is stingy, and the new pressures on old-school capitalism.

Aug 5, 2015

Better Know a Deal: A First for Benefit Corporations

The relationship between baby food company Plum Organics, a Public Benefit Corporation, and parent company Campbell Soup breaks ground and raises legal questions.