Thursday, May 23, 2024

Tag: philanthropy

Anonymous donor pays tuition balance for Wiley College graduates

The estimated total debt of the more than 100 students in Wiley College's class of 2022 totaled $300,000.

Flacks for the rich tell one philanthropy story, the numbers tell...

Our wealthiest give away only a fraction of what they could easily afford to give.

The disaster of philanthropy and capitalism

David W. Orr is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Environmental Studies at Oberlin College, and founder of The Oberlin Project. He is the author of numerous books on the environment, most recently Dangerous Years: Climate Change, the Long Emergency, and the Way Forward.

Is billionaire philanthropy a sham?

America doesn’t need their charity. We need them to pay their fair share in taxes.

A Model Philanthropist

Ron Read, a philanthropist and janitor from a small-town in Vermont, shocked his community by leaving behind millions for the common good—gifting the largest bequest to the local library and hospital. What a great way to restore faith in humankind.

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Smotrich proposes financial sanctions and settlement expansion in response to Palestinian state recognition

The far-right minister outlined six immediate steps to target the Palestinian Authority (PA) following the recognition by Spain, Norway, and Ireland.

House Democrats demand Justice Alito’s recusal from Trump cases over ‘ethical nightmare’

The Court’s ethical guidelines emphasize the importance of impartiality and the need for justices to avoid any appearance of political bias.

Trump backtracks on birth control stance amid growing reproductive rights battle

His comments suggested a possible shift towards state-level decision-making on birth control policies.

Activists arrested in Capitol Hill protest urging Biden to cancel student debt and divest...

The Debt Collective’s protest underscores the urgent need for student debt relief and a reevaluation of U.S. military spending.

Toxic gaslighting: How 3M executives convinced a scientist the forever chemicals she found in...

As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, Kris Hansen wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the world.