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Socially Conscious Car Sharing Service Lobbies for Tax Loophole

The non-profit car sharing service HOURCAR claims to be about more than just making a buck like ordinary car rental companies--much more. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit, everything we do is in service to that mission, not to shareholders or venture capitalists. We work for the common good, not the bottom line. We’re not exploiting markets and extracting value; we’re envisioning a future and working to bring it into the present. We want to live in healthy and connected communities where everyone can get where they need to go in an efficient and sustainable manner. Contrary to its mission statement, it turns out...

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Excerpts from the Center’s New Book: Education Roads Less Traveled

The following excerpts are from Chapter Five, “Potential Economic Detours,” in Mitch Pearlstein’s new book, Education Roads Less Traveled: Solving America’s Fixation on Four-Year Degrees.  Published by Rowman & Littlefield, it will be released in April.  Stay tuned for information about a big book party....

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