Opinion
April 20, 2016
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A Simple and Direct Way for Foundations to Tackle Inequality: Promote Worker Co-Ops

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Publix Super Markets has an employee stock ownership plan, a kind of business that the Surdna Foundation has been studying as a way to promote greater financial equality in the United States.

Inequality is the fight of the moment for philanthropy.

The Ford Foundation has reoriented itself entirely to focus on this concern. Community foundations across the country are retooling their grant making to confront the growing gap between rich...

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