The Lessons of Philanthropy Leverage: Bloomberg, GiveWell, and Walmart

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New Orleans  There were three pieces about philanthropy oddly found together in the New York Times recently, that though they came from surprising sources, in some instances made very interesting, and amazingly accurate, even if sometimes depressing, points.             One was an interview with billionaire, former New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, about his notions …

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Election Lessons on the Hudson

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New Orleans It’s a small sample, but the Virginia bellwether and the deeply blue state New Jersey went hard Republican and in Jersey tossed a Democratic governor looking for a second shot.  Across the river, New York City voters surprised the chattering political classes by almost moving Mayor Bloomberg to his next career as a …

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