Obama’s nod to crony philanthropy

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In his January 21 column for Forbes, Manhattan Institute vice president Howard Husock speculates that the Obama Administration may at last be coming round to better appreciate the role of … MORE >>

The false dichotomy of policy vs. charity

 Tax incentives for charity, government contracts to nonprofit organizations, and centuries of vibrant civil society embedded within American history render any sharp dichotomy between policy and charity erroneous. Despite modernity’s proclivity for creating sterile taxonomies, the temptation to separate charity from state is actually an impossible task.… MORE >>

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