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The Charitable-Industrial Complex

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Head Of States and Investment Managers searching for answers with their right hand to problems that others in the room have created with their left .

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Between 2001 and 2011, the number of nonprofits increased 25 percent. Their growth rate now exceeds that of both the business and government sectors. It’s a massive business, with approximately $316 billion given away in 2012 in the United States alone and more than 9.4

million employed.

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As more lives and communities are destroyed by the system that creates vast amounts of wealth for the few, the more heroic it sounds to “give back.” It’s what I would call “conscience laundering” — feeling better about accumulating more than any one person could possibly need to live on by sprinkling a little around as an act of charity.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/27/opinion/the-charitable-industrial-complex.html?_r=1&

Worth a read.

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