Many of the stories about the Clinton Foundation that have entranced critics of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign could have been nipped in the bud had the foundation anticipated the questions it probably should have.
What UT-Austin has done to frustrate the efforts of a trustee to uncover information about its admissions scandals contains lessons for nonprofits about transparency, accountability, and the roles of board members.
With a trial underway, Minnesota prosecutors contend that members of the right-to-die group Final Exit Network helped Doreen Dunn commit suicide through helium asphyxiation and then covered up the evidence.
Nonprofits have long had a stake in reducing the influence of big money on electoral campaigns. In the 2016 presidential election, only candidate Bernie Sanders is willing to make the Supreme Court Citizens United decision into a campaign issue.
Given the serial problems uncovered with the Clinton Foundation, the Obama administration may come to regret this hands-off approach to basic issues in a nonprofit associated with the most powerful political leader in the world.
The long-running federal case about SEEDCO’s falsification of job placements during its implementation of New York City government contracts has come to an end with a relatively minor judgment against the last of the SEEDCO defendants. What does the SEEDCO imbroglio teach the nonprofit sector about ethics and accountability?
The struggle within the Democratic Party over President Obama’s plans for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and fast-track trade authority has nonprofit dimensions, exemplified by President Obama’s comments about TPP opponents at the summit of the Organizing for Action network.
It’s troubling to find a group of African-American pastors giving Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore an award for his strident opposition to the U.S. Supreme Court’s approval of same-sex marriage.
Direct action this week at the White House has made a point with the executive branch and the public that persons with disabilities have civil rights to be protected and advanced—particularly in light of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Bob Greenstein from the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities has produced a brief but pointed review of what’s wrong with the House and Senate budgets that conferees are now discussing on Capitol Hill.