The Future of Philanthropy: a New Gospel of Giving?

Posted on July 21, 2016 by The Nation

In “The Gospel of Wealth,” written in 1889 as a manifesto of sorts for the beneficiaries of the first Gilded Age, Andrew Carnegie describes massive inequality as the unavoidable consequence of a free-market system and suggests that philanthropy would ease the pressures created by it. Perhaps it’s time for a new “Gospel of Wealth.” Darren Walker, president of the Ford… Read More