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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 15, 2017

In Case You Missed It: Our Social Capital Challenges

In this issue, disabilty benefit growth, better 'free' college policy, the cost of noncompliance, the middle class drug crisis, and research on data and society.

Apr 7, 2017

In Case You Missed It: Songs for a Social Investing Future

In this issue, news on foundation impact investing, the low-down on urban vs rural, matchmaking for small business legacies, and the debate over disability benefits.

Apr 3, 2017

Thinking On: Frequently Overheard Grumblings

Heron's president, Clara Miller, reviews some of the most common misunderstandings she has heard over the past few years in the field.

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

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 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 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.

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