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30
Jun
2022
Revisiting underappreciated lessons from philanthropic support of the Federalist Society

Given recent attention to the Federalist Society, policy-oriented donors can learn some underappreciated lessons from the Society’s early philanthropic support.


10
Jun
2022
… And philanthropy

More to be made of that which it has wrought.


06
Jun
2022

31
May
2022
“Independent” sector?

An ActBlue clue.


10
May
2022
The architecture of Big Philanthropy

Looking at some of the edifices, atriums, and façades.


27
Apr
2022
Revisiting balance, not blurring, in the now-ongoing clarification of conservatism

Healthy cooperation and equally healthy collisions between fully functioning capitalism, government, and civil society.


25
Apr
2022
Philanthropy on the defensive

22
Apr
2022
Symposium on conservative international giving: Kenneth R. Weinstein

“The turn of so much of mainstream conservative philanthropy away from engaged foreign and defense policy work has been to America’s detriment, and to the detriment of the world as well,” according to the former Hudson Institute president. “It is time for conservative philanthropy to … return to supporting serious, sober, creative, security-oriented foreign-policy work ….”


20
Apr
2022
Symposium on conservative international giving: Daniel P. Schmidt

“Vladimir Bukovsky, Václav Havel, Adam Michnik, and Czeslaw Milosz come to mind, among others,” according to the longtime Bradley Foundation vice president, “as do the Polish Solidarność trade union, the Czech Charter 77 group, and the Russian truth-telling group Memorial.”


18
Apr
2022
Symposium on conservative international giving: Lora Lumpe

“Peace is a conservative value, and a benefit to America and the world,” according to the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft chief executive officer. “Increased conservative support for realism and restraint in U.S. foreign policy is imperative.”