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Jul 15, 2017

In Case You Missed It: Our Classist Misconceptions

In this issue, the upper-middle class divide, assuming who's poor, the American wage rut, fights over ESG shareholder resolutions and Warren Buffet's giving.

Jul 7, 2017

Field Notes: ESG Investing Gains Momentum with Swiss Re

The latest move towards principled investments by insurance giant, Swiss Re, exemplifies ESG indices’ power to influence capital markets at scale.

Jul 1, 2017

In Case You Missed It: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Prosperity

In this issue: investing in manufacturing and retail; democracy and poverty in America; and the rise of philanthropy as the government falters.

Jun 24, 2017

In Case You Missed It: The Malaise and Distemper of Us All

In this issue: the impact of the uncertain healthcare fight, racial and economic school segregation, a conservative case for unions, and new questions for social capitalism.

Jun 17, 2017

In Case You Missed It: A Criminal Failure to Protect the Poor

In this issue: the commonality of the Grenfell fire and Flint's toxic water; stealing from low-wage workers; and why Jeff Bezos needs your help on philanthropy.

Jun 10, 2017

In Case You Missed It: Across the Employment Universe

In this issue: prospects for a universal basic income; ending sub-minimum wages; rising suburban poverty; and investor primacy v. social capitalism.

May 27, 2017

In Case You Missed It: Taking Potshots at the Poor

In this issue: cutting the government; putting more holes in the safety net; the fraying social fabric; investing in minority firms and philanthropy in the Trump era.

May 23, 2017

Thinking On: The Owner-Labor Tug of War

Profits and wages are often treated as a zero-sum game, but wages play a more complex role in a company’s value creation for all stakeholders, including owners.

May 20, 2017

In Case You Missed It: The Inequality Longevity Gap

In this issue, the inequality of social security, poking holes in the safety net, more on the minimum wage, and gutting shareholder resolutions.

May 15, 2017

Field Notes: Social Enterprise, Proceed with Caution

Steven Dawson offers ten tips on what it takes to be successful when launching a business for the purpose of employing nonprofit clients.

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