How Billionaire Foundations Fund NGOs To Advance US Foreign Policy Goals

By Rick Sterling, Popular Resistance. -

US foreign policy is increasingly promoted by billionaire funded foundations.  The neoliberal era has created individuals with incredible wealth and through “philanthropy”, they flex their [...]

Bezos’ Earth Fund Is An Unnatural Disaster

By Climate Justice Alliance. -

Now is the time for undeniably powerful grassroots leadership. If we’ve learned anything this year from the brilliant, brave, bold, and beautiful Black, Brown, Indigenous and other frontline [...]

The Corporate Dictatorship Of The Very Rich

By Nora Fernandez, Global Research. -

I heard friends praising Bill Gates' philanthropy a while ago; it still surprises me how people respond to billionaires. The wealthy improve their image financing self-serving projects they [...]

Liberal Philanthropy Is Dooming The Planet To Climate Disaster, Documents Reveal

By Nafeez Ahmed, -

One of the world’s biggest philanthropic initiatives to address climate change is set-up to fail catastrophically, according to a strategy document setting out the initiative’s five-year plan. [...]

Documents Show Bradley Foundation Effort To Build Right-Wing Infrastructure

By Mary Bottari, -

By Mary Bottari for Exposed By CMD - Documents examined by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) expose a national effort funded by the Milwaukee-based Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation to [...]

Mass Outrage Forces Re-Suspension Of Cop Who Killed Philando Castile

By Matt Agorist, -

By Matt Agorist for The Free Thought Proect - In a blow to the family and friends of Philando Castile, the officer who is responsible for his death, Jeronimo Yanez was allowed to return to work [...]

Who Is Corporate Philanthropy for? It’s Not Who You Think

By Rick Cohen, -

By Rick Cohen for NPQ - Although many people admire Arundhati Roy for her Booker Prize-winning novelThe God of Small Things, those of us who have followed her career know that for the past two [...]

It’s All Part Of Capitalism: How Philanthropy Perpetuates Inequality

By Eleanor J. Bader, -

By Eleanor J. Bader in Truthout - Thorup is best on theory, and he begins by offering a definition: Philanthropic capitalism is the idea that capitalism is or can be charitable in and of [...]

Warning: Find Out Who Is Behind Civil Society Groups

By Tony Cartalucci, -

Called "Revenue Watch" it claims to be "a non-profit policy institute and grantmaking organization that promotes the effective, transparent and accountable management of oil, gas and mineral [...]

Donors To Elite Institutions Exacerbate Wealth Gap

By Pablo Eisenberg, -

Most Americans probably think a major goal of philanthropy is to fight poverty. But a closer look reveals that giving by foundations and philanthropists exacerbates wealth inequality in the [...]

Chinese Tycoon To Feed 1,000 Poor Americans In Charity Dinner

By Russia Today, -

China’s recycling tycoon Chen Guangbiao placed ads in the US media inviting one thousand poor Americans for a dinner worth $1 million in New York on June 25. The philanthropist also said that he [...]