A response to Dan Pallotta’s TED Talk on nonprofit executives’ pay.
Most social problems now addressed by charities cannot be appropriately addressed by for-profit entities, whether or not those entities pledge to restrict or recycle their profits.
With the threat of a sequester looming, the charitable sector risks being boxed in.
A slippery slope: from good-willed private philanthropy in support of public goals to a system in which private goals predominate.
The complete absence of climate change from the first two presidential debates was the best thing that could have happened to the cause.
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Nonprofit and for-profit enterprises that prioritize social impact and financial sustainability need to band together and make the collective voice of social enterprise exponentially more powerful.
US Federal subsidies encourage waste and incentivize unsustainable business practices.
There needs to be more scrutiny around the use of the LifeStraw water filter and more debate about the validity of its carbon for water deal.
Finger-wagging critics have missed the most provocative component of the TED empire.
An important lesson that no one is talking about but that we all need to learn.