Populist wave of resentment not likely to be turned back by an abstruse discussion of the finer points of tax law.
“For the souls that are within us, no one can degrade.”
An exhortation—and legislation?—about charitable endowments.
His voice should still be heard now.
At last, our largest foundations may see benefit in foregoing all their restrictions, processes, and expectations—opting instead for trust in grantees.
Surveying crisis-caused civic involvement—and appreciating, and supporting, it.
Generate the moral energy for a reinvigorated central government, or rely on a bewilderingly diverse and dispersed network of local, decentralized civic institutions?
Progressive philanthropy will be frustrated in its ultimate aim to achieve a fully just and equal society, because it is working against the grain of our order, in pursuit of an abstract, utopian goal.
And foster continued healthy discourse within and among all of them.
In the current context, it certainly raises several important questions, large and small.