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The international aid sector's use of languages needs to change if it is serious about dealing with the issues raised by recent scandals.
Anti-opioid protest at the Harvard Art Museums, which the Sackler family has supported with charitable gifts.
After scandals or sea changes make the association with certain names too awkward, universities, museums and other nonprofits usually distance themselves. But not always.
Why do we sometimes punish the virtuous among us? It’s complicated.
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Is the expression 'no good deed goes unpunished' accurate? New research shows we often do, in fact, punish those who do good deeds.
A demonstrator in New York demanding that President Donald Trump’s tax returns be made public.
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There are other ways for the state to make the president's tax returns part of the public record that are more likely to work.
The beautiful game still needs to perform on bigger social issues.
Charitable giving hit record levels in 2017.
Total gifts from individual donors are rising, at least for now.
Can you choose not to?
Your beliefs about free will can have a powerful effect on how you behave.
Great minds don’t always think alike.
Thinking about philanthropy in a more complex way may help donors do more good.
Turns out some CEOs are genuinely out to make a difference.
It's easy to be cynical about charity drives like the Vinnies CEO Sleepout. Are they just PR stunts or can they make a difference beyond fundraising? Our study shows they can, and they do.
Eric, Don Jr., Ivanka and Donald Trump.
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The Donald J. Trump Foundation allegedly violated charitable norms and laws.
When Garth Brooks felt that a charity had done him wrong he got his money back.
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When conflicts over whether nonprofits have kept their word about how they said they'd use big gifts crop up, donors rarely get everything they demand as reimbursement.
We should be more concerned about how school children are doing fundraising work.
Ed Sheeran in the Liberian capital Monrovia for Red Nose day 2017.
Comic Relief is leading a major rethink in how charities portray poverty in Africa.
UK aid: a big spender.
After a scandal involving Oxfam in Haiti, the UK government has threatened to withdraw aid money from the charity.
The more you like someone, the more optimistic you are for them.
Study challenges our understanding of optimism as being a self-centered phenomenon.
About 1 in 20 taxpayers may fill out this part of their returns beginning with the 2018 tax year.
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The lost incentives to give are likely to make a bigger difference than the small uptick in economic growth expected from the new law.
Wealth managers are playing an increasing role in determining what social causes are funded and how.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo vows he will fight to protect his state from fallout from the new tax law.
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New York, California and other high-tax states are angling to use the charitable deduction and state payroll taxes as workarounds to shield both their residents and their revenue.
Getting aid to those who need it in Kenya.
Even as incomes are squeezed, the British public continues to give more money to international NGOs than anyone else.
It seems loneliness among older people is expected – by everyone except the elderly themselves.
Older people are less lonely than we think, but more importantly loneliness is something they face all year round – not just at Christmas.