From resistance to revival: Can the Democratic debates mobilize support for America’s inclusive economic agenda?

  • In this week’s debates in Detroit, policy wonks will spot in the planks of the presidential candidates proposals that draw on efforts for broad-based opportunity and ground-up economic growth that have been percolating for years in towns and cities across the U.S.

Franklin Templeton’s social infrastructure fund invests in hospitals, schools and care facilities

  • The firm has raised more than €150 million ($167 million) for the fund and made six investments, including a German university complex, a Swedish school, Italian and Danish hospitals, and health center and nursing home facilities in the U.K.