Philanthropy

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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In Case You Missed It: Down and Out in the U.S. Economy

In this issue, there's thinking on the value of central banks and microlending, democracy and wealth, and just who really is entitled--the rich or the poor.

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In Case You Missed It: This Just In, Jobs Still AWOL

In this issue, there is thinking on prison fees and poor folk; basic income benefits and the minimum wage; the “brave new world of good”; and the declining state of U.S. work.

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In Case You Missed It: Our Underwater Jobs Economy

In this week’s issue, we have thinking from Alan Greenspan on why he missed the 2008 crisis and the “economic machine,” the confusion over corporate social responsibility, and how low wages and a shrinking job market harm the economy.

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In Case You Missed It: The Post-Shutdown Blues

In this week’s issue, there’s thinking on the nation’s job and austerity doldrums, the new impact-investing frontier, and how big money—including philanthropy—contributes to democratic turmoil.

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In Case You Missed It: The Poor Man's Shutdown

This week we have thinking on poverty and the shutdown, the limits of markets and philanthropy, and how the scarcity of basic needs, such as money, food and time, literally makes your brain hurt.

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In Case You Missed It: Un-Occupy Wall Street

In this issue, discussion on whether the best and brightest are shunning Wall Street, more government austerity, and how to think about “good jobs.”