The arcane, demanding jargon of strategic philanthropy is being replaced by an equally arcane, demanding jargon of social justice.
The reaction to Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination shows how the notion of God presents a challenge for the liberal intelligentsia, the cutting-edge moral and philosophical doctrines of which raise serious questions about any form of transcendent truth. For conservatism, a religious understanding of brokenness can only better it.
Conservatives need to face that truth.
Assessing the adverse implications of intellectual intransigence.
Sector-bending has always been a symptom of a larger intellectual problem: utopianism.
Why did Candid so suddenly shrink in horror from one of the central premises of Big Philanthropy?
Including for those progressive foundations that supported and promoted it.
Conservative philanthropy should be constantly on the lookout for young people deep within the heart of progressivism who are beginning to realize that, however noble its ends, its means always turn out to be illiberal and oppressive.
Average Americans think that average Americans should fix our country’s problems. But Big Philanthropy has other plans.
As shown in and by Sanford, Mich., it’s often when massive devastation is visited on a population that it discovers its true character.