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27
Mar
2020
Considering James Carville’s curious Creel Committee commendation

Why progressive expertise, guilty of alarming excesses, now?


24
Mar
2020
Philanthropy’s “Call to Action”

At last, our largest foundations may see benefit in foregoing all their restrictions, processes, and expectations—opting instead for trust in grantees.


23
Mar
2020
Political and charitable contributions “crowding out” each other, consumptively

The two different types of giving are substitutive, researchers find. If so, there would be implications worth exploration.


17
Mar
2020
Katrina, the coronavirus, and the idea of American community (Part 2 of 2): “We take care of our own”

Surveying crisis-caused civic involvement—and appreciating, and supporting, it.


16
Mar
2020
Katrina, the coronavirus, and the idea of American community (Part 1 of 2): How best to meet big challenges, together

Generate the moral energy for a reinvigorated central government, or rely on a bewilderingly diverse and dispersed network of local, decentralized civic institutions?


16
Mar
2020
A conversation with the Acton Institute’s Samuel Gregg (Part 2 of 2)

The moral philosopher and political economist speaks with Daniel P. Schmidt and Michael E. Hartmann about freedom and faith, economic nationalism and the working class, philanthropy and ideas, and faith and reason.


13
Mar
2020
A conversation with the Acton Institute’s Samuel Gregg (Part 1 of 2)

The moral philosopher and political economist speaks with Daniel P. Schmidt and Michael E. Hartmann about differing emphases in papal thinking and teaching about capitalism and markets, the Vatican’s circles of engagement in consultations about them, and divisions within American conservatism today.


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Mar
2020

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2020

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Mar
2020