Inequality

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In Case You Missed It: Impacting on Health and Prosperity

In this issue, Supreme Court arguments to health law subsidies, giving the homeless housing, innovations in investment and charity’s image problem.

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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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Thinking On: Who Owns Private Prisons? Most Likely, You!

In 2015, Heron discovered it was invested in private prison companies and subsequently divested. Here is the story, and the lessons we learned as a result.

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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: The New ‘Middle Class Economics’

In this issue, more follow up on the state of the union, U.S. child poverty, new policies for disabled workers, fragility of the middle class and new models for social impact.

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Influencer Series: Getting Out of Poor People's Way

In this video interview, Family Independence Initiative’s Mauricio Miller introduces a more effective alternative to imposing "solutions" on families in poverty.

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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.