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Weaponizing Charity to Advance a Political Agenda

August 25, 2022 /

by Chuck Collins

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by Helen Flannery


Barre Seid’s record-breaking $1.6 billion donation to the Marble Freedom Trust boosts right-wing advocacy efforts. This kind of dark money giving allows multi-millionaires to buy influence and set the public agenda — avoiding taxes in the process.

The Rise of the Monster DAFs

August 2, 2022 /

by Chuck Collins

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by Helen Flannery


Rising like monsters from the deep, donor-advised funds (DAFs) have finally caught up with foundations as the wealthy donor’s charitable warehousing vehicle of choice — and are poised to eclipse them.

2020 Inequality

10 Inequality Takeaways from the Democratic Debates

June 28, 2019

by Sarah Anderson and Negin Owliaei

Plutocracy

Does a Presidential Candidate Who Thinks Billionaires Can Be ‘Deserving’ Deserve To Be President?

June 27, 2019

by Sam Pizzigati

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