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21
May
2020
Religious organizations in The Nonprofit Sector

Research on effectiveness of faith-based groups’ social services overviewed in contribution to volume’s third edition.


19
May
2020
An increasingly hostile atmosphere for endowed institutions

Populist wave of resentment not likely to be turned back by an abstruse discussion of the finer points of tax law.


18
May
2020
On centennial anniversary of John Paul II’s birth, remembering the American Catholic “lay letter” presaging his Centesimus annus encyclical

We have been here before: a debate about capitalism between clerics and capitalists occurred during preparation of a bishops’ pastoral letter on the economy in America almost four decades ago. The lay letter on the economy warrants serious re-examination, given the new debates into which its concepts should be re-introduced.


14
May
2020
Government supplants NGOs and business as most-trusted institution in midst of coronavirus crisis

While trust in all institutions has increased during coronavirus crisis, trust in government has increased more—and in U.S., Republicans’ trust in NGOs has actually declined slightly.


12
May
2020
Embarrassment about SPLC should be shared by others (II)

Peter J. Hasson’s new book reminds us that Google’s YouTube and Amazon’s charitable program rely on the discredited group, too.


11
May
2020
Conservative philanthropy in The Nonprofit Sector

Contributions to volume’s third edition recognize role of right-wing grantmakers.


07
May
2020
Remembering Louis Sullivan’s Tuskegee Convocation speech about a “culture of character”

“For the souls that are within us, no one can degrade.”


05
May
2020

04
May
2020
David Keating was right

Just to prove we were paying attention.


30
Apr
2020