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Economic Development

The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism

By Jeremy Rifkin | Reviewed By Timothy Ogden

A "big think" look at the future of capitalism fails to reckon with the factors that make capitalism so resilient.

 
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Education

On the Rocketship: How Top Charter Schools Are Pushing the Envelope

By Richard Whitmire | Reviewed By Catherine DiMartino

In one prominent effort to reinvent public schools, promise and performance don't necessarily match up.

 
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Impact Investing

The Power of Impact Investing: Putting Markets to Work for Profit and Global Good

By Judith Rodin & Margot Brandenburg | Reviewed By Cathy Clark

Two impact investing pioneers offer a primer on efforts to generate both social benefits and financial returns.

 
 
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