Poverty

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In Case You Missed It: Investing Strong to the Finish

In this issue, the dwindling faith in the American Dream, what crushing student debt means for the economy, and philanthropy's discomfort with inequality.

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In Case You Missed It: The Poor People's Parent Trap

In this issue, discussion of parenting, family values and economic mobility, the U.S. bail system and gross injustice and whether plutocracy is forever.

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In Case You Missed It: This is Your Brain on Poverty

In this issue, more on poverty and the scarcity mentality, jails versus schools, the GDP metric, IT layoffs for H-1B visas, and a social investor hates on nonprofits.

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In Case You Missed It: Doesn't Anybody Care Anymore

In this issue, ire about a morally-bankrupt TV show exploiting poor people, why Jamie Dimon hates proxy advisers, and whether philanthropy needs reform.

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Field Notes: Eyes on the Horizon, the Impact Investor Survey

GIIN and J.P. Morgan have teamed up again to produce their fifth annual global impact investor survey.

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In Case You Missed It: The Politics of Poverty

In this issue, more on poverty and politics, low-income job sprawl, the hidden side of poverty and inequality, and the rise in impact investing.

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Photo of the Month: May 2015

This month’s photo captures Perez, pizza, and the potential of raising the minimum wage.

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In Case You Missed It: The Disempowerment Machine

In this issue, thinking on 2014 as the year that jobs broke, new models of power, how to get people to give and more on why poor people work but can’t get ahead. **Editor’s Note: The next issue of the In Case You Missed It will be January 9. But if you avid readers would like to nominate your favorite ICYMI posts or topics under discussion in 2014, we will have a special bonus issue on January 2, so email us at editor@heronfdn.org. Have a very happy holiday and see you 2015.

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In Case You Missed It: The Cost of Poverty

This week, we have peeks into the lived experience of the poor, the long-term view of the labor force, and the discussion around shifting to an emergent strategy in philanthropy.

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In Case You Missed It: When It Isn't All About Philanthropy

In this issue, new thinking on impact investing and social enterprise, the dirty debates going on in philanthropy, and some good news about jobs.