Leo Hindrey — a one time cable and telecom mogul goes to work on the minimum-wage challenge

Leo Hindery is a one-time cable and media mogul and a private-equity fund manager who heads the Smart Globalization Initiative of the New America Foundation.  He writes magazine columns. And, ...

BOOK/VIDEO: Zeynep Ton’s “good jobs” strategy attracts mainstream attention to four key aspects of operational excellence

VIDEO: Zeynep Ton TEDx talk at Cambridge, 2013 Ton, Zeynep. The Good Jobs Strategy: How the Smartest Companies Invest in Employees to Lower Costs and Boost Profits. N.p.: Amazon, n.d. Print. ...

Chicago study finds teens given jobs are dramatically less involved in violent crime

The city of Chicago took a unique route in combating crime: by giving jobs to students in high-crime, low-income neighborhoods. The result: 43% fewer violent-crime arrests. A study on the ...

BOOKS: Hedrick Smith’s 10 steps for reviving the American Dream

When Hedrick Smith finished his draft of his best-selling book “Who Stole the American Dream,” he realized his reporter’s fact-based answer to the question his title posed left him with a deeper personal question: ...

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