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Nonprofit Management

Strategy Needs a Plan

The strategic plan is far from dead—it’s alive and adapting.

By Michael Allison | 12 | May. 7, 2015
 
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Food

A Healthy Dose of Skepticism

There is no scientific consensus on the safety of GMOs and no evidence that their commercialization has been beneficial to society as a whole; until there is, it is prudent to just say no.

By Rufo Quintavalle | 10 | Apr. 14, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Asking the Right Questions in the Face of Controversy

A look at Central Asia Institute’s decision to continue working with co-founder Greg Mortenson despite controversy.

By Jim Thaden | 34 | Feb. 27, 2015
 

Philanthropy

Broadening the Aperture of Measurement

What research can and does tell us about unconditional cash transfers.

By Jeremy Shapiro & Johannes Haushofer | 1 | Mar. 26, 2014
 

Individual Giving

Are Cash Transfers Overrated?

Response to the recent post "GiveDirectly? Not So Fast."

By Chris Blattman | Mar. 14, 2014
 

Philanthropy

False Dichotomies

Philanthrocapitalists are vital to moving beyond blame-game rhetoric to try to figure out solutions to the world’s problems.

By Matthew Bishop & Michael Green | Dec. 15, 2011
 

Philanthropy

Philanthrocapitalism Is Not Social Change Philanthropy

Too few philanthrocapitalists are asking themselves hard questions about a model of economic growth that has made their acquisition of wealth possible.

By Kavita Ramdas | Dec. 15, 2011