Want to Feel Better?  Give!

Ideas and Issues

ChNew Orleans       Finally, a cure for Covid-19 pandemic depression!  I can’t believe that the president hasn’t been screaming the news at the top of his compromised lungs now.  If you want to feel good, just give!  It works for either a political candidate or a charity.  If you want a suggestion of a charity, …

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The Rich are Wheeling and Dealing for Themselves at Private Foundations

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice

New Orleans       The Wall Street Journal and its reporter, Andrea Fuller, provided a public service for all of us by reviewing the publicly available tax filings of thousands of private foundations.   Their subject was the willful lack of compliance with the almost fifty-year prohibition against self-dealing.  Self-dealing occurs when private foundations do business with …

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Charity by the Numbers, Not the Need

Ideas and Issues

New Orleans    Buried in the flotsam of comments on Facebook’s Zuckerberg and his commitment to transfer potentially $45 billion into an investment vehicle that allowed him to make gifts, political donations, and direct investments or in other words letting him continue to spend his money anyway he pleases, is the continuing fashion of giving as …

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