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Oct 18, 2016

Soundbites: The Metrics That Matter in Housing Development

Maggie Grieve of Success Measures discusses a collaborative approach to building powerful metrics and serving more than 600 community-based organizations.

Oct 20, 2016

Soundbites: Mapping Data To Outcomes

Maggie McCullough of PolicyMap discusses how organizations and individuals can use data to understand their impact on a community level.

Oct 22, 2016

In Case You Missed It: More Rags Than Riches

In this issue, a call for an anti-poverty movement, the up-classing of contingency work, the wealthy's tax system, and the philanthropy of tech barons.

Oct 29, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Of Profits and Purpose

In this issue, privatization and poverty, inequality and political will, prison labor, the bad profit of Goodwill Omaha, and the new philanthropic giant Fidelity Charitable.

Oct 31, 2016

Photo of the Month: October 2016

Freelance workers get organized as the gig economy heats up, fighting for better protections, wages and benefits.

Nov 1, 2016

Primer: Advice for the Next President on Poverty and the Economy

How should the next president address poverty and the economy? Experts weigh in.

Nov 6, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Investing in Change

In this issue, debate over the pre-election jobs reports, measuring well-being instead of growth, the rise of the new investor, and the challenges of minority-led nonprofits.

Nov 12, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Everybody Knows the Hard Way's Forward

In this issue, what a Trump presidency means for the economy, poverty in the United States, and our dreams for social and economic equity.

Nov 15, 2016

Field Notes: Inequality in the Age of Financialization

With the gap between rich and poor growing, a new paper offers four potential avenues investors might consider to bridge the economic divide.

Nov 26, 2016

In Case You Missed It: A Plague of Working Class Worries

In this issue, tribal poverty, the art and need of civic protest, the rural-urban economic divide, why unions might still matter, and the corporate soul.