Thursday Links: Cracking Down on the Independent Contractor Tax Dodge

President Obama’s proposed budget suggests tough times ahead for employers who misclassify independent contractors, Courtney Rubin reports on Inc.

Has the Great Recession ended? Dane Stangler, writing on the Kauffman Foundation’s Growthology blog, takes a look.

In a post on the WSJ’s India Chief Mentor blog, Sanjay Anandaram explains why social entrepreneurship is the “latest victim of feel-good ‘buzz-word compliance.’”

Not a patent troll. In a piece on Harvard Business Review, Nathan Myhrvold says his company, Intellectual Ventures, is misunderstood.

On the first anniversary of the stimulus bill, Newsweek’s Nancy Cook spent the day trying to figure out how the federal dollars flowed through her Brooklyn neighborhood.

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