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In Case You Missed It: The Disinvestment Effect

In this issue, the lagging public/private investment in the commons, new rules for banks, how everyone invests in private prisons and why inequality is Californian.

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In Case You Missed It: Imprisoned by Poverty

In this issue, poverty politics, using prison to fine the poor, policing payday lenders, defining middle class and investors’ new focus on human capital.

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Field Notes: Examining the Impacts of Social Enterprise

A REDF report discusses its mission-driven business investments and assesses their impact on beneficiaries, as well as on society as a whole.

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In Case You Missed It: The Fair Pay Comeback?

In this issue, troubles in the Mcbusiness model, more on the college debate, the labor market, creative neighborhood redevelopment and states’ poverty policies.

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In Case You Missed It: Where to American Dream?

In this issue, more on dreams of being middle class, poor kids and mothers in America, philanthropy vs. impact investing and new policies for the labor market.

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In Case You Missed It: 2015, Impact's Next Shot

In this issue, a look at the child-poverty cycle, inequality’s connection to labor unions and suburban sprawl, and philanthrocapitalist predictions for 2015.

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Field Notes: Uncertainty by the Hour

The Center for Popular Democracy argues that technology can enhance labor conditions for hourly workers instead of undermining them.

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In Case You Missed It: The Hollowed Out Middle Class

In this issue, middle class decline, mainstream social innovation, crime and inequity, men not at work and Wall Street’s hand in the philanthropy piggy bank.

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In Case You Missed It: Minding Inequality's Business

In this issue, what U.S. inequality has to do with foreign policy, the rights of pregnant workers, big-box store lobbying, short-termism and investing.

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In Case You Missed It: Giving Thanks for Better Jobs

In this issue thinking on what voter turnout has to do with poverty, Wall Street and “bad apple” bankers, bad jobs for the holidays and more trends in philanthropy.