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22
August
2019
Loving mankind poorly

Overcoming temptations and the tragic with tough-mindedness and long-termism.


20
August
2019
A case of mutual, personal understanding and trust yielding more benefit than transaction-based philanthropy

Reflections on my co-editors’ conversation with Howard Fuller.


19
August
2019
A conversation with Craig Kennedy

Daniel P. Schmidt and Michael E. Hartmann talk to the Hudson Institute senior fellow and former Joyce Foundation and German Marshall Fund president about philanthropy and international affairs.


15
August
2019
A conversation with Carl Schramm (Part 2 of 2)

The Syracuse University professor and former Kauffman Foundation president talks about entrepreneurship, education, and philanthropy with Michael E. Hartmann.


14
August
2019
A conversation with Carl Schramm (Part 1 of 2)

The Syracuse University professor and former Kauffman Foundation president talks about business plans and entrepreneurship, including philanthropic efforts to support it, with Michael E. Hartmann.


13
August
2019
A conversation with Howard Fuller (Part 2 of 2)

The civil-rights and parent-choice activist talks to Daniel P. Schmidt and Michael E. Hartmann about philanthropy, education reform, and the principles driving his work.


12
August
2019
A conversation with Howard Fuller (Part 1 of 2)

The civil-rights and parent-choice activist talks to Daniel P. Schmidt and Michael E. Hartmann about basketball, his early life, community organizing, and being an organizer.


07
August
2019
Probing more into the persistent myth of “the Powell Memo”

Too tidy and convenient an explanation for today’s conservative policy activism.


06
August
2019

05
August
2019
Gary J. Cavender, R.I.P.

A great man whom we feel blessed to have known.