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At Tuesday’s hearing, the assembled senators strove to unravel the twisted story behind the allegations of “targeting” nonprofit groups by the IRS. Does the fault lie with incompetent administrators, ignorant commissioners, or a culture of political action committees taking advantage of an ill-defined statute to conceal donor activity?
Major weather disasters in the U.S. have increased from an average of two per year in the 1980s to more than ten per year since 2010. The Center for American Progress has uncovered that the damage they cause is in excess of $80B a year.
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Few things are more loathed by the public than taxes, and our cultural models encourage us to view government as something to be resisted and our tax system as a ...
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Disaster relief is a field in which nonprofits have much to teach legislators about what works and what isn’t all that helpful.
Budget cuts for mental health services manifest themselves in emergency rooms where wait times have expanded significantly, particularly for patients seeking psychiatric help.
The former CEO of a nonprofit substance abuse treatment organization defends his $2.5 million in compensation between 2008 and 2011 by drawing comparisons to Gandhi and Mother Teresa.
Massachusetts hospitals’ Medicare reimbursement rates that are now drawing protests from 21 states. The current framework allows all state rates to be determined by a hospital on Nantucket.
As President Barack Obama’s campaign apparatus converts to an ongoing 501(c)(4) advocacy organization, will it primarily serve to advance progressive causes or the Obama administration?
Today’s activists have a duty to explore the world’s nature and then to name and work for its possibilities. That will not always be easy, but it will be exciting beyond measure.
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