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30
Nov
2020
“Heirhead”

A cutting, clever, comical coinage.


25
Nov
2020
Gratitude

Thank you.


24
Nov
2020
A conversation with the American Enterprise Institute’s Ryan Streeter (Part 2 of 2)

The think tank’s director of domestic-policy studies talks to Craig Kennedy about the changing nature of philanthropy, different ways of thinking about grantmaking to better society, and think tanks.


23
Nov
2020
A conversation with the American Enterprise Institute’s Ryan Streeter (Part 1 of 2)

The think tank’s director of domestic-policy studies talks to Craig Kennedy about state and local government, “compassionate conservatism,” and what philanthropy can do to replace stagnation with dynamism in our society.


18
Nov
2020
Big Philanthropy transitions to the Biden administration

Lots of “expertise” from left-of-center grantmakers.


17
Nov
2020
State attorneys general and the “progressive philanthropy complex”

Suggesting some sunlight.


16
Nov
2020
Gara LaMarche’s civil discourse

“Unlike others who simply demonize conservatives, Gara sought to understand what we believe and how we went about supporting it,” Bill Schambra notes.


12
Nov
2020
A conversation with EO Tax Journal editor Paul Streckfus (Part 2 of 2)

The journalist and expert on nonprofit tax law talks to Michael E. Hartmann about Congressional interest in and public discourse about exempt organizations, limited-liability corporations, donor-advised funds, and watchdogs.


11
Nov
2020
A conversation with EO Tax Journal editor Paul Streckfus (Part 1 of 2)

The journalist and expert on nonprofit tax law talks to Michael E. Hartmann about his career, how the IRS has changed and the challenges it faces, and his journal.


09
Nov
2020
Conservatism, the Imperial City, and the Wilderness

Post-election 1992: “The largest problem of all is that conservatism has utterly lost its focus, its sense of purpose, its mission. It has become too comfortable and too complacent.”