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Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
Is American Philanthropy a Protective Mutation—And If So, What’s Next?
September 17, 2019
To address inequality effectively in today’s American plutocracy, it helps to call an oligarch an oligarch.
Purdue Bankruptcy: A Measure of Justice, But Not Justice in...
September 17, 2019
A Multimillionaire’s Critique of Nonprofits and a Plea for H...
September 12, 2019
Why the Rich Get Charitable Deductions and Everyone Else Can...
September 4, 2019
The Growth in Total Household Giving Is Camouflaging a Decli...
Patrick M. Rooney
August 27, 2019
Jeff Bezos’ Disruptive “No Strings Attached” $100 Million Gi...
August 15, 2019
A Drowning Orchestra Must Choose Which Lifeboat to Grab
August 1, 2019
Philanthropy and Public Outshame Attempted Lunch Debt Shamer...
July 29, 2019
Small Donors Fund Notre Dame Cleanup while Wealthy Ones Rema...
June 28, 2019
What the “New Normal” of the $100 Million Mega-Gift to Unive...
June 12, 2019
A Norwegian Billionaire Taps WWF to Help Him Save the Oceans
May 5, 2017
Texas-Sized Donation to Public Education—With No Market Focus!
January 24, 2017
The New Gilded Age: When Are Big Donors a Problem?
December 7, 2016
New Report Explores Implications of Growth of “Top Heavy Philanthropy”
November 23, 2016
Joan Kroc Reminds Us Some Donors Give for Their Own Reasons
November 17, 2016
New Philanthropists: Big Money, Big Challenge
November 10, 2016
Billionaire Creates Network of Mental Health Clinics for Veterans
November 9, 2016
Trump Shows the Gap Between Pledge and Gift Can Be a Gulf
November 1, 2016
Stalking the High Net Worth Donor: U.S. Trust Report Provides Guidance on their Habits
October 25, 2016
A Familiar Pattern: Businessman, Philanthropist, Politician—But Where is the Civic Accountability?
October 13, 2016
Payments Owed to Trump Go to His Foundation Instead—But Who Paid the Taxes?
September 28, 2016
Chan Zuckerberg Disease Initiative: Generosity or Grandiosity?
September 23, 2016
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