A conversation with the Acton Institute’s Samuel Gregg (Part 1 of 2)

The moral philosopher and political economist speaks with Daniel P. Schmidt and Michael E. Hartmann about differing emphases in papal thinking and teaching about capitalism and markets, the Vatican’s circles of engagement in consultations about them, and divisions within American conservatism today.

Is it “scalable” or “replicable”?

‘Scaling up’ is not always a good thing for an organization, and limits are not always bad.

Donors in Hell to Pay

Michael Lind’s new book about the working class and labor unions adds to his thought about what big givers are doing in both politics and philanthropy, whom they’re ignoring, and the results.

Revisiting contemporary philanthropy as part of a First Estate “clerisy”

Newly out in paperback, Joel Kotkin’s book on the coming “neo-feudalism”—comparing current class conditions to those of the Middle Ages—correctly characterizes the current status and a current role of foundations.

Thoughts on philanthropy from The Giving Review’s “Conversations” series in 2020 (Part 1 of 2)

A year-end collection of interesting and insightful thinking about grantmaking and giving.