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Apr 1, 2017

In Case You Missed It: Fools Still in Love With the American Dream

In this issue: the magical thinking coal jobs; the new American Dream takes a village; from middle class to poverty; and worker self-directed nonprofits.

Mar 27, 2017

President's Letter 2017

Heron's president, Clara Miller, offers a look back at the past five years of the foundation and offers some lessons learned.

Mar 27, 2017

Soundbites: Clara Miller Looks Back Five Years

Toni Johnson of Mission OutLoud sits down with Heron's Clara Miller to discuss her 2017 letter to the field reflecting on a five-year journey.

Mar 25, 2017

In Case You Missed It: The Non-Working Class

In this issue, more on the white working-class divide, the trouble organizing labor, poverty and Trump's budget, and why JD Vance has gone home.

Mar 11, 2017

In Case You Missed It: The Poverty Healthcare Debate

In this issue, vilifying the poor over health care, the bad news on inequality, the good news on wages, and the trouble with the post-election giving surge.

Mar 9, 2017

PACE Bonds: Mission Investment? It's Complicated.

As Heron continues to optimize our portfolio for mission, some types of impact look great in isolation—but less so in context.

Mar 4, 2017

In Case You Missed It: At the Expense of the People

In this issue, Trump takes on Congress, globalism vs nationalism, pitting the old against the young, poverty and brain development, and ETFs go biblical.

Feb 25, 2017

In Case You Missed It: The Fragile American Safety Net

In this issue, our miserable 21st Century, manufacturing in America, the junk food stamp debate, shrinking Medicaid and market making in impact investing.

Feb 18, 2017

In Case You Missed It: An American Dream Deferred

In this issue, revisiting the racial wealth gap, taxing robots, reducing the charitable deduction and Obama's social innovation experiment.

Feb 11, 2017

In Case You Missed It: The Wall Street Rules Dilemma

In this issue, a new video on poverty and opportunity, Trump and the universal basic income, the Wall Street rules rollback, and impact investing in a volatile age.

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