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Tag: Government



Human Rights

Winning Marriage

The inside story of how same-sex couples took on the politicians and pundits - and won.
By Marc Solomon | Mar. 2, 2015

Impact Investing

Impact Investing: Time to Unleash PRIs

How government can liberate philanthropic foundations to extend billions in critical risk capital for mission-driven startups—and help push impact investing into the mainstream.

By Jeff Chidester | 2 | Feb. 24, 2015

Civil Society

What We Own and What Owns Us

Our government should be invested with a pride of ownership. But first, we’ve got to recognize, appreciate, and take responsibility for what it is that we own together.

By Paul Vandeventer | 10 | Jan. 23, 2015

Social Entrepreneurship

Fueling Financial Innovation in the Middle East

Getting social entrepreneurs in Arab countries to take bigger risks in financing for scale may require that they put more skin in the game.

By Teresa Chahine & Zeina Farhat | 1 | Jan. 16, 2015


The High Cost of Playing It Safe

How Healthy Families showed there's no way private philanthropy can pick up after a government retreats; what can nonprofits do to address this situation?

By Peter Manzo | 2 | Jan. 27, 2010