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July 22, 2020 | Stephen Heintz

For Philanthropy to Achieve Its Goals, Democracy Must Work

As Americans get ready to mark the holiday of the nation’s independence, we have reason to celebrate one of the hallmarks of our democracy: The nation’s more than 100,000 foundations distributed more than $75 billion last year, the highest dollar amount on record. That money went…

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July 17, 2020 | William S. Becker

Voter Suppression in 2020

As we approach the 100-day mark until the presidential election, there is a lot of talk about voter suppression. For those who are unsure what voter…

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Rev. Dr. William Barber III delivering the Sunday Sermon at Washington National Cathedral on June 14, 2020.

June 27, 2020 | Andrew Barnett

We Have Something to Say. We Should Say it.

Justice is what love looks like in public. —Cornel West The following issues are political: hunger, thirst, righteousness, prison, care for the sick…

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June 26, 2020 | William S. Becker

COVID Watchdogs Trump Can’t Fire

With tens of millions of Americans unemployed and small businesses teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, Congress and the Trump Administration have…

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