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Aug 23, 2015

In Case You Missed It: No More Yielding But a Dream's Inequality

In this issue, why philanthropy has an uphill battle on inequality, more stupid poverty policies, why working at Amazon makes people cry, and the bail trap.

Aug 20, 2015

Field Notes: Impact Funds and Financial Returns

Analysis by Cambridge Associates and Global Impact Investing Network shows that impact funds give returns similar to funds that only aim for profits.

Aug 17, 2015

In Case You Missed It: A Better or Worse Middle Class?

In this issue, debating the situation of the middle-class, the role of business leaders on income inequality, and Wall Street’s support of social impact bonds.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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