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News The Ideals of this Man with the White Mustache
"The natural freedoms of the individual do not have to be sacrificed for
the artificially induced insecurities of the many."
News Rockefeller Foundation says 13000 die at 2012 Olympics
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Devastating shocks like September 11, the Southeast Asian tsunami of 2004, and the 2010 Haiti earthquake had certainly primed the world for sudden disasters. But no one was prepared for a world in which large-scale
News Bloomberg Pledges Up To $250K To Planned Parenthood After Komen Foundation Pulls Funding
The billionaire mayor has promised to match future donations to Planned Parenthood up to $250,000, mayoral spokeswoman Samantha Levine said Thursday. The organization uses the money for breast cancer screenings.
News After cutting ties with Planned Parenthood, Komen donations up 100 percent
In the wake of this weeks announcement that Susan G. Komen for the Cure will no longer be awarding grants to Planned Parenthood, the breast cancer organizations donations have gone up 100 percent in the last two days.
News READ WHAT THE ROCKFELLER FOUNDATION THINKS ABOUT YOUR/OUR FUTURE
A new report by the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, focuses on the major demographic forces transforming the nation and large metropolitan areas in the 2000s. It previews what we will learn from th
News Aid for starving Ethiopians in 1980's primarily went to buy guns
Millions of people around the world reached into their pockets and donated to international aid efforts. But as Martin Plaut has been discovering, there is a disturbing allegation few would choose to confront.
News Haitians Pray, Cry for Help Amid Ruins
Prayers of thanksgiving and cries for help rose from Haiti's huddled homeless Sunday, the sixth day of an epic humanitarian crisis that was straining the world's ability to respond and igniting flare-ups of violence amid the rubble of Port-au-Prince.
News Homeless shelter execs to plead guilty
DETROIT, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Two leaders of a Detroit homeless shelter will plead guilty to charges they diverted taxpayer funds to political causes, The Detroit Free Press said Tuesday.
News Missing Person
C4SS / Thomas Knapp
The essence of government scheme[s] of philanthropy or humanitarianism, however, is encapsulated in the made to do clause in Grahams formula. This clause makes C no more, and in some ways, less, forgettable.
News $750 coin dropped in Salvation Army kettle
United Press International
Hadley said the charity plans to hold on to the coin for a little while to see if the price of gold inflates its value in the coming weeks.
News Bruce Trowbridge: Spending Summer Biking and Running Across the Nation
What I Did on My Summer Vacation: Biked and ran 2487 miles across the USA to help raise money for clean water in Africa. Along the way, outran a pack of coyotes and had a run-in with a band of gypsies. Meet the guy who's actually doing it: Bruce
News David H. Koch to give $100 Million to Theater
The New York Times
Former Libertarian Party Vice Presidential candidate David H. Koch who was recently called the wealthiest resident of New York City, has agreed to contribute $100 million toward the renovation of the New York State Theater.
Opinion A Liberty Moment
05-21-2008 Howard Blitz
In his column in the Sun this past Sunday, Mike Shelton enumerated the generosity of the Yuma community. He cited the voluntary giving of many individuals to such worthwhile organizations as Oprahs Big Give, Crossroads Mission, Amberlys Place, MOM
News Key to Happiness: Give Away Money
Those incoming federal tax-rebate checks could do more than boost the economy. They might also boost your mood, with one caveat: You must spend the cash on others, not yourself. (Do I have to take it? Maybe I'll just buy more ammunition.)
News Introducing Google Earth Outreach
Google today announced the launch of Google Earth Outreach, a new program designed to help nonprofit organizations around the world leverage the power of Google Earth to illustrate and advocate for the important work that they do.
News What if government weren't around to protect us, answered
Christian Science Monitor
Government money is still trickling through the pipeline for recovery with the first post-Katrina community development grants. With the long wait for cash, private foundations, wealthy individuals, and philanthropies have stepped in, playing a big
News US philanthropy, with Buffet boost, hit $295 billion in 2006
(Imagine, no central control involved here) "Mega gifts," including a first installment of $1.9 billion from Warren Buffet to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, helped boost US charitable giving to $295 billion last year, a new report
News Dubai ruler sets up $10 billion Arab education fund
Ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum launched on Saturday a $10-billion fund to promote human development and education in the Arab world. He said the fund will provide
News Jordan's queen launches new microcredit anti-poverty program
Jordan's Queen Rania and Hollywood actress Natalie Portman teamed up Wednesday to launch a major new microcredit program targeting global poverty that will focus initially on the Middle East.
News Most Katrina aid from overseas went unclaimed
Many of the US diplomats who received the message, however, were beginning to witness a more embarrassing reality. They knew the US government was turning down many allies' offers of manpower, supplies, and expertise worth untold millions
News Poor Little Rich Boys - by Bill Bonner
That is why it is better to give than to receive. The receiver gets neither what he merits nor what he wants...but what the giver puts to him.
Opinion Necessary Evil
Buffet, Gates and Saint Francis Vs. The Government
06-28-06 Dave Gallagher
Why does a man who spends the bulk of his life acquiring assets turn around and give them away? In Buffet's case, he is, statistically speaking, closer to meeting God than Gates. Mortality can certainly can change a mans thinking. What the heck
News Charitable Giving in US Nears New High
My Way News
The urgent needs created by three major natural disasters - the tsunami in Asia, earthquake in Pakistan and hurricanes Rita, Katrina and Wilma - drove American philanthropy to its highest level (Imagine that, under no coercion, people actually give t
News Letter Carriers collect 70.5 million pounds of food
Letter carriers collected 70.5 million pounds of food donations along their mail routes in the nation's largest one-day effort to combat hunger, the National Association of Letter Carriers(NALC) announced today. Final results showed 70,493,150 p
News Qatar Aids New Orleans
New York Times
The Nation of Qatar plans to announce today roughly $60 million in grants to benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina, including $17.5 million to Xavier University in Louisiana, the only historically black Catholic univerisity in the United States.
News Ben Franklin's 300th birthday today!
Today, on the 300th anniversary of his birth, the statesman Ben Franklin is celebrated as much for his scientific achievements as for the signature on the Declaration of Independence. A keen observer of nature, by the age of 42 he had amassed enough
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Headlines: Arizona School Choice Trust -- Alonovo: An Intelligent Marketplace -- Ben Franklin's 300th birthday today! -- Qatar Aids New Orleans -- Letter Carriers collect 70.5 million pounds of food -- Charitable Giving in US Nears New High -- Buffet, Gates and Saint Francis Vs. The Government -- Poor Little Rich Boys - by Bill Bonner
-- Most Katrina aid from overseas went unclaimed -- Jordan's queen launches new microcredit anti-poverty program -- Dubai ruler sets up $10 billion Arab education fund -- US philanthropy, with Buffet boost, hit $295 billion in 2006 -- What if government weren't around to protect us, answered -- Introducing Google Earth Outreach -- Key to Happiness: Give Away Money -- Freedom Provides -- David H. Koch to give $100 Million to Theater -- Bruce Trowbridge: Spending Summer Biking and Running Across the Nation -- $750 coin dropped in Salvation Army kettle -- Missing Person -- Homeless shelter execs to plead guilty -- Haitians Pray, Cry for Help Amid Ruins -- Aid for starving Ethiopians in 1980's primarily went to buy guns -- READ WHAT THE ROCKFELLER FOUNDATION THINKS ABOUT YOUR/OUR FUTURE -- After cutting ties with Planned Parenthood, Komen donations up 100 percent -- Bloomberg Pledges Up To $250K To Planned Parenthood After Komen Foundation Pulls Funding -- Convoy of Hope - A Driving Passion to Feed the World -- Rockefeller Foundation says 13000 die at 2012 Olympics -- The Campaign to Free Castle Keene, a Modern Robin Hood Moment -- The Ideals of this Man with the White Mustache --