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Jan 4, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Charting 2013's Economic Woes

In this issue, there’s discussion of poverty and raising the wage floor; the need for relocation grants; the skills gap issue; and a look back at the 2013 economy.

Dec 21, 2013

In Case You Missed It: Morality and Worker Pay

In this issue, there are thoughts on U.S. poverty; the minimum wage and social safety nets; whether inequality is at the center of economic woes; and Dickens.

Dec 18, 2013

Challenge to the Field: What’s in too many names?

Heron Fellow Rodney Christopher asks the social sector to come up with a better umbrella term for enterprise-building capital grants.

Dec 14, 2013

In Case You Missed It: Capitalism's Lost Social Contract

In this issue, we have thinking on inequality and economic mobility; the minimum wage vs tax credits; and the purpose of markets and the social contract.

Dec 7, 2013

In Case You Missed It: 'An Economy of Exclusion'

In this issue, there is thinking from the pope and the president on inequality; the minimum wage debate and job-stealing drones; American ambivalence on wealth; and the potential political instability the current economic climate may cause.

Dec 4, 2013

Influencer Series: A New Dynamic

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's Ben Cameron shares some provocative insights from his experience with flexible capital grants for the arts that are illuminating for other sectors as well.

Dec 3, 2013

Multimedia: Enterprise-Level Intel for Social Change

Four enterprise-data experts discuss the possibilities opened up by applying for-profit strategies and tools to gather information in social change settings.

Nov 27, 2013

Influencer Series: High-Impact Philanthropy

New Profit's Elizabeth Riker offers perspective on impact investing's evolution and the value in looking beyond an entity's tax status to determine its impact potential.

Nov 23, 2013

In Case You Missed It: You Deserve a Wage Today

In this issue, more discussion of the ills of long-term unemployment, low pay, and poverty; what Fed policy has to do with jobs and inequality; and some hopeful, if dated, thoughts from JFK.

Nov 10, 2013

In Case You Missed It: Living in the Poverty Age

In this issue, there’s thinking on the impact of poverty, low wages and no jobs; whether banking can be more like baking; and the rise of rental revenue financialization on foreclosed houses.