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Jan 16, 2015

Field Notes: Dismal Wage Growth

Research from the Economic Policy Institute points to potential causes of wage stagnation and the resulting economic inequality.

Jan 13, 2015

Influencer Series: Looking Back, Facing Forward

In this farewell post, outgoing Vice President Kate Starr discusses her experience at Heron and how it has influenced what comes next.

Jan 12, 2015

Influencer Series: Social Enterprise Beyond Grantmaking

In a recent speech, Heron’s James Joseph says community foundations should use five forms of capital, not just grants, in their second century as institutions.

Jan 10, 2015

In Case You Missed It: 2015, Impact's Next Shot

In this issue, a look at the child-poverty cycle, inequality’s connection to labor unions and suburban sprawl, and philanthrocapitalist predictions for 2015.

Jan 8, 2015

Multimedia: Entrepreneurship and Poverty Alleviation

An American Enterprise Institute event discusses the role of business in eliminating poverty.

Jan 1, 2015

Field Notes: Uncertainty by the Hour

The Center for Popular Democracy argues that technology can enhance labor conditions for hourly workers instead of undermining them.

Dec 31, 2014

Photo of the Month: December 2014

This month’s photo depicts an Amazon warehouse during the Holiday Season as many temporary workers are brought on through a staffing agency.

Dec 29, 2014

Multimedia: The Viability of a Sharing Economy

An Aspen Institute panel discusses the implications of the growing sharing economy on workers.

Dec 29, 2014

Multimedia: The Viability of a Sharing Economy

An Aspen Institute panel discusses the implications of the growing sharing economy on workers.

Dec 26, 2014

Multimedia: Aspen Institute on Impact Investing

A panel of major actors in the field of impact investing come together to discuss the Aspen Institute’s findings in a recent report as well as their experiences.

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