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For They Are Jolly Good Fellows: LCS Fellowship Class of 2019

When we first dreamed up the idea of the Heartland Labor Capital Strategies Summer Fellowship at Georgetown University in 2016, our newly constituted advisory group was excited yet anxious about the prospect of whether college-age students would have an interest in responsible investing and good corporate governance. Here we are 3 years later celebrating our third graduating class of eleven fellows - the largest yet! This special issue of the Expresso features the experience our Fellows had over the summer and testimonials of how the program influenced their career moving forward. We want to congratulate our graduating class and commend you for your remarkable accomplishments over the summer

Every Day Should be Labor Day!

There is a long and rich history of intentional responsible investments in the U.S. and globally by Organized Labor. Unions not only fought to win eight hour workdays, work-free weekends, paid vacations and retirement benefits for workers, but also pioneered many elements of the current global responsible investment movement. They are the original crowd-funders! By advancing better worker rights and workplace conditions (including our first immigrants), building affordable housing stock, forming labor banks and insurance companies, reinvesting in neglected industrial sectors and the new clean energy economy, labor and its allies have been the most prolific and steady practitioners of res

No Seat at the Table: Steven Greenhouse on Labor's Silenced Voice

Capital & Main is an award-winning publication that reports from California on economic, political and social issues. The American Prospect is co-publishing this piece. Author Steven Greenhouse is convinced that too few Americans fully understand what, he says, “unions have accomplished for tens of millions of workers in the United States.” It’s a central inspiration behind his new book, Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present and Future of American Labor. Greenhouse, who covered labor and workplace issues for the New York Times for 19 years, provides a dynamic picture of labor’s role in advancing income equality and workplace protections in the United States—from teenage garment workers i

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