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Freelancers, Children of a Lesser God

Maria Grazia Pozzi | Posted 12.19.2014 | World
Maria Grazia Pozzi

There is a fundamental contradiction between the constant call for flexibility in the labor market and the fiscal structure to support it, as if this policy trend continues we, in Italy, will be shortly witnessing a further evolution that will generate a new category: the "Vanishing iPros."

What Freelancers Can Learn From 'Magic Schlepping Circles'

Sara Horowitz | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Sara Horowitz

Just as observant Jews created a domain that made sabbath work for them, freelancers are creating a domain within the current economy that's all their own.

Why Social Entrepreneurship Is Becoming A Top Career Choice

David C. Hodgson | Posted 06.02.2012 | Impact
David C. Hodgson

Social entrepreneurs are holistic thinkers who want to dissolve the walls that have traditionally separated government, business and the nonprofit sector. They believe an integrated approach -- which is core to social entrepreneurial methodology -- has the best chance of success.

World's Longest Invoice Ever

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 04.27.2012 | Money

Freelancers have long been the envy of cubicle-trapped office workers. From the flexible hours to escaping mundane office politics, there's a lot to l...

Hearts on Fire: Lighting the Spark for Social Change

Stephenie Foster | Posted 04.01.2012 | Books
Stephenie Foster

Does all of this work to create change, or support organizations and people that do this work, really make a dent in the problems we collectively face? Hearts on Fire helps to address this question.

Why America's 42 Million Freelancers Need Help

DailyFinance | David Schepp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When full-time jobs go away, so does the safety net that helps so many Americans survive dire economic times. The lack of a fail-safe for the nation's...

Why Us? How the Commuter Tax Chips Away at the Self-Sufficient Self-Employed

Samantha Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Samantha Marshall

What makes state legislators -- along with hapless mayoral candidate Bill Thompson -- think we're the perfect source of revenue to close the MTA budget gap?

Union Maid: The Founder Of The Freelancer's Union

GOOD Magazine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
GOOD Magazine

Words By Daniel Brook Photos By Greg Miller Sara Horowitz's grandmother lived in the Amalgamated Dwellings, a development on Manhattan's Lower East S...