Hans Speier’s career and thought provide some penetrating insight into the roots of modern philanthropy’s anti-democratic tendencies — and the relationship between knowledge and power.
What can be measured is not always worth measuring.
If we’re moving from an ‘information age’ to a ‘reputation age,’ what are the implications for funding public discourse?
Politically-minded donors: should you spend out to advance your cause, or patiently support reform rather than revolution?
“Substitute the Koch brothers for the World Resources Institute, and the outrage would be predictable.”
A recent scientific article on theories of knowledge development suggests that donors should perhaps be a little more leery of pursuing novelty in their giving.