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Apr 22, 2017

In Case You Missed It: A Tale of Two Economic Futures

In this issue, the trouble with buying American, disappearing retail jobs, why employers are replacing government, and regressing into a low-income nation.

Apr 29, 2017

In Case You Missed It: Poverty and Famine in 2017

In this issue, dire famine news, ending opportunity monopolies, financial stability worries, unaffordable housing, and investing in social business leaders.

May 6, 2017

In Case You Missed It: Taking Poor Medicine

In this issue, worries over the rollback to Medicaid, why inequality hurts empathy, more minimum wage debate, and why investing in new entrepreneurs means jobs.

May 8, 2017

Soundbites: Moving Toward A Net Contribution Framework

In this podcast, Mission OutLoud's Toni Johnson and Heron's Dana Bezerra discuss how assessing a company's broader impacts serves a more specific mission.

May 14, 2017

In Case You Missed It: Notes for the Civic Citizen

In this issue, the rise of the wealthy 'super citizen', why funders should avoid big bets, leaning toward unequal societies and a look at trumponomics.

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.

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 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 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.

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.