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Mar 29, 2014

In Case You Missed It: The Employment Challenge

In this issue: new thoughts on poverty and the labor market, the “internet of things” and its economic impact, and gloomy news about climate change.

Mar 27, 2014

Multimedia: Employee Ownership

Today we share a documentary entitled “We the Owners” that examines models of worker-owned business and high-involvement work culture.

Mar 25, 2014

Field Notes: A Sustainable Society

Today we're reading about how investing can keep temperatures down, options for mothers returning to work, and a big-tent approach to venture philanthropy.

Mar 22, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Nonprofits and the Connected Economy

In this issue: new thoughts on poverty and the labor market, the “internet of things” and its economic impact, and gloomy news about climate change.

Mar 20, 2014

Field Notes: Bill Gates on Poverty and Prosperity

Bill Gates discusses the trends in the U.S. labor market during a conversation on poverty and prosperity with the American Enterprise Institute's Arthur Brooks.

Mar 18, 2014

Field Notes: Impact Investing's Potential

A few updates in the impact investing space.

Mar 15, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Investing & Giving for Good

In this issue, there is thinking on philanthropy and impact investing, another job market check up, and the big bank debate and subprime lending.

Mar 14, 2014

Thinking On: Scaling Impact, Evidence Is Not Enough

Heron Fellow Rodney Christopher asks philanthropists and nonprofits: Are we focusing enough on enterprise when we seek to increase the impact of evidence-based programs?

Mar 11, 2014

Field Notes: Women in Poverty

International Women’s Day kicks off a month of worldwide discussion so we’re digging into female poverty in the United States and investing with a gender lens.

Mar 8, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Working Any Which Way You Can

In this issue, we have new thinking on the job market, innovations in the social sector, overhauling taxes, and the decline of American exceptionalism.

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