Considering the principle of “subsidiarity” as a way to untangle the complex relationship between philanthropy, power, and justice.
Sector-bending has always been a symptom of a larger intellectual problem: utopianism.
The political right and left are intellectually bankrupt, uninspiring, and unnuanced. We must rely on—and promote—philanthropy and the nonprofit sector to advance a healthy society.
Do funders supporting Teach for America and charter schools wield too much power to determine where teachers are placed?
It’s a common complaint that vast swathes of Americans live on less than two dollars a day. But is this research accurate?
Lightly-regulated “scam PACs” are known to use extensive telephone fundraising and dishonest claims in order, ostensibly, to raise money for political campaigns. In reality, the majority of the money raised is not making it to the politician or the campaign, but instead paying extravagant salaries and consultant fees.
Recent criticisms of major donations from donors like the Sackler family raise questions about the future of funding the arts. The Meow Wolf art collective models a new approach.
Are management training and statistical measurement really the keys to solving our deepest social problems?
Political polarization is getting worse in America. A poll by YouGov points to some ways we might reduce polarization and promote civil society.
The full effect of the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has yet to be seen. Nevertheless, a bipartisan bill in the House has the ability to spur giving by donors of all sizes.