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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.

Plutocracy

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

June 27, 2019

by Sam Pizzigati

Taxation

Taxes, Grand Fortune, and Gloria Vanderbilt

June 20, 2019

by Sam Pizzigati

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