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Nov
2022

04
Oct
2022
Another measure of conservative absence at philanthropy’s “commanding heights”

Active, outward, consistent conservatives getting top score in Forbes Philanthropy Score 2022: zero.


14
Sep
2022
Ken Starr, school-choice legal champion

R.l.P.


13
Sep
2022
Court battle over Newman’s Own Foundation raises important questions for philanthropy

The spotlight on the Newman’s Own Foundation invites scrutiny of its overall business model, one based on virtue-signaling intended to influence consumer behavior.


08
Sep
2022
From 10 years ago, “What is Conservative Philanthropy?”

The questions stands.


06
Sep
2022
The media are offside on Seid

Criticisms of Barre Seid’s historic $1.6 billion to the Marble Freedom Trust are ignorant of both details and context.


24
Aug
2022
Two cheers for Barre Seid

Honesty and balance.


12
Aug
2022
David McCullough, R.I.P.

Remembering “the voice of history.”


08
Aug
2022
97% of political contributions by employees of top foundations went to Democrats in 2019-20

At three foundations in the “FoundationMark 15,” 100% of contributions made by employees went to Democrats. At 12, contributions to Democrats exceeded 96%.


28
Jul
2022