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  • 09 Jan 2015


    The Tyranny of Experts, William Easterly

    The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor by William Easterly, director of the Development Research Institute at New York University, opens with an indictment of the development community: “The conventional approach to economic development, to making poor countries rich, is based on a technocratic illusion: the belief that poverty is a purely technical problem amenable to such technical solutions as fertilizers, antibiotics, or nutritional supplements.”

  • 08 Jan 2015


    Intel Announces $300 Million ‘Diversity in Technology’ Initiative

    “Through its Diversity in Technology initiative, Intel will work to build a more robust pipeline of female and minority engineers and computer scientists; actively support the hiring and retention of more women and minorities”

  • 07 Jan 2015


    Detroit Institute of Arts Reaches $100 Million ‘Grand Bargain’ Goal

    Under the agreement, DIA pledged to make payments of $5 million a year for twenty years, augmenting the $366 million pledged by twelve private foundations and $350 million from the state of Michigan to help cover the bankrupt city’s pension obligations.

  • 06 Jan 2015


    Public, Private Universities Fight Over Obama Library Site

    In the competition to host Barack Obama’s presidential library, two public universities fear the playing field has been tilted against them by a pair of elite private schools with much larger endowments, the Associated Press reports.

  • 05 Jan 2015


    Poll Finds More Millennials Value Volunteering Than Gen X Did

    Often accused of being an apathetic generation, millennials are more committed to volunteering than were young Americans a generation ago, the Associated Press reports.

  • 31 Dec 2014


    LGBTQ Grantmaking Totaled $129.1 Million in 2013

    U.S. foundation funding for efforts to address gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer issues reached a record high of $129.1 million in 2013, up 6.3 percent from 2012, a report from Funders for LGBTQ Issues finds.

  • 30 Dec 2014


    Baltimore Ravens, One Love Foundation Announce Partnership

    The Baltimore Ravens and The One Love Foundation on Tuesday announced a partnership to employ a breakthrough new film curriculum to inspire and empower Maryland high school and college students to help lead in a nationwide effort to end relationship violence.

  • 29 Dec 2014


    Cal Nonprofits Releases New Report On Nonprofit Growth

    Causes Count is the first report of its kind to examine the nonprofit sector’s scope, activities and economic impact in the state of California.

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