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Review of The Anti-Oligarchy Constitution: Reconstructing the Economic Foundations of American Democracy by Joseph Fishkin and William Forbath

The basic facts are familiar: for example, that the 20 richest Americans own more than the bottom half of the population – 152 million people. The same is true of many of the mechanisms by which wealth is transformed into political power: for example, campaign contributions, lobbying, and the proverbial revolving door. A single donor, […]

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Civica partnership between Mayo Clinic, leading hospitals and foundations to sell generic insulin at low prices – Reuters

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Subject to Food and Drug Administration approval, inexpensive insulin will hit pharmacies in 2024. The affordable insulin will be produced by Civica, a Utah-based nonprofit generic drug maker. The society is an initiative launched in 2018 by a list of supporting philanthropies and 55 leading health systems, including the Mayo Clinic. Insulin […]

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Netflix seeks more diverse stories with 2nd Animation Foundations program

A second edition of Netflix Animation Basics Program is underway, continuing the streamer’s initiative to create fair access to the industry for early creatives from underrepresented communities. “Stories like Spirit Rangers, Maya and the three and above the moon help us see new perspectives and get closer to each other. With better representation in the […]

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Claims Conference announces US$720 million to 300 global welfare organizations to support Holocaust survivors

Home | Claims Conference announces US$720 million to 300 global welfare organizations to support Holocaust survivors Media Claims Conference | Press inquiries | Publications | Videos | Updates Allocations include nearly US$47 million for social welfare services in Ukraine as claims conference continues commitment to support Holocaust survivors in the face of imminent threat Holocaust […]

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CLAIMS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES $720 MILLION TO 300 SOCIAL WELFARE ORGANIZATIONS WORLDWIDE TO SUPPORT HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS

NEW YORK, March 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Gideon Taylor, Chairman of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference), today announced the award of 720 million US dollars in funds to more than 300 welfare organizations worldwide to support home-based care and support services for frail and vulnerable Holocaust survivors. Gideon TaylorPresident of […]

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Retail Tips for Startups – FN x FIT Footwear Business Foundations – Footwear News

E-commerce has been a critical sales channel for the shoe industry for over three decades (since the launch of Zappos.com in 1999 and proof that people would buy shoes without trying them on first). For new shoe brands getting started, the internet offers an easy way to get established, through direct-to-consumer (DTC) e-commerce platforms like […]

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Report shows more dioceses establishing foundations to fund church work

Despite nationwide fundraising challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Catholic foundations continue to expand their role in helping the American church meet its fundraising needs, according to a recent study. “Catholic Foundations in the US Revisited,” published in late 2021, is the work of Walter Dillingham, a Catholic who is director of endowments and foundations […]

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FRONT PORCH: Foundations for Transformation and Hope

“Education is the foundation of any society. It is freedom and power; it builds character and is the key to success in life. Personally, there is nothing more rewarding than supporting a cause that improves humanity. Basil Goulandris, President, Lyford Cay Foundation During the consecutive unprecedented national crises of Hurricane Dorian and the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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Sensyne Health PLC strengthens foundation for future revenue growth

“By successfully developing and launching the SENSIGHT platform, we have continued to deliver to our customers and their patients,” said Lord Drayson, CEO of the company. Sensyne Health PLC (AIM:SENS) has made significant progress in building a world-class database of ethically-sourced, de-identified and anonymized patient data in the first half of its financial year. In […]

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Palestine rejects US proposal to shift prisoner salaries to ‘social welfare’

Palestine rejected the proposal to transfer the salaries of Palestinian prisoners to the Ministry of Social Affairs, a Palestinian official said. Hassan Abd Rabbo, an official with the Ministry of Detainees and Ex-detainees, said the salary transfer was rejected. Abed Rabbo told Asharq Al-Awsat that this is not the first such proposal, but they are […]

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Baby Changing Station Market Outlook by 2029

New Jersey, United States,- changing table market Research Report works on strategic research methodology, which greatly helps organizations to generate profit and achieve success in the global market. Market research analysis also depicts visionary innovations, future scenarios, and market forecasts to drive important actions for leading companies. It also focuses on marketing strategy which helps […]

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Miners rescued from NPA handed over to social welfare office

NOW SAFE. Two minors believed to be members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army were rescued during an encounter in the town of Guihulngan, Negros Oriental on January 15, 2022. They are currently in the custody of the Social Welfare Bureau and the development of the city of Guihulngan. . (Photos courtesy […]

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The Prime Minister, Special Envoy for Children and Families, meets with American foundations

Views : 141 Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2022. 9:26 a.m. CST. Photo credit: Office of the Prime Minister By Ruben Morales Iglesias: Prime Minister John Briceño and his wife Rossana Briceño, special envoy for children and families, met on Wednesday with representatives of American foundations to “build bridges”, the Prime Minister said. “Making connections…building bridges […]

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Meet 3 foundations supporting popular opposition to fossil fuel infrastructure – Inside Philanthropy

With climate chaos growing by the day, science and common sense dictate that the last thing our world can afford is more fossil fuel infrastructure. Yet U.S. oil and gas companies are still trying to launch new projects, whether they are pipelines or factories, often over objections from indigenous communities in the regions and other […]

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Elizabeth Warren Endorses Court Record: “Current Court Threatens Democratic Foundations of Our Nation”

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) listens during the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee nomination hearing for Marty Walsh as the next Secretary of Labor, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC , February 4, 2021. (Mandel Ngan / Pool via Reuters) Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) Spoke out in favor of the court’s build-up on […]

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Kamala Harris calls for action on maternal health, touts welfare bill

Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday issued a “call to action” for maternal health that urges states to expand Medicaid coverage for new moms to a full year, up from two months previously. She also promoted the $3 billion investment in maternal health that would stem from the administration’s multi-trillion-dollar welfare bill — if it […]

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Hearst Foundations awards 75,000 grant to Renton, Washington HealthPoint

HealthPoint Renton received 75,000 Tuesday from Hearst Foundations. The philanthropic grant will be used to support the Family First Community Center fundraising campaign. The foundations awarded $ 3 million to six Seattle-area organizations: Northwest Harvest, Pacific Northwest Ballet Association, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Opera, University of Washington Medicine, and Virginia Mason, and $ 100,000 to […]

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North Georgia Socialist Rifle Association advocates for inclusion and social well-being | City News

Editor’s note: The last names of those interviewed have been omitted for fear of reprisals. Late in the afternoon of October 8, 2021, a Bobcat dug into the rich red dirt of a hill in North Georgia. The sky had finally cleared after a week of rain. The ground and grass were still wet, but […]

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House Democrats pass streamlined welfare bill with massive tax cut for the rich

Speaker of the Chamber Nancy Pelosi On Friday morning, the House of Representatives passed its version of President Joe Biden’s $ 1.75 trillion “Build Better” version of President Joe Biden’s social protection and climate bill. As expected, the measure was approved in a party line vote, with 220 Democrats voting “Yes” and 212 Republicans voting […]

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Equinor removes massive concrete foundations from LI wind farms

The Norwegian company, which plans to erect up to 174 offshore wind turbines from 14 miles off Jones Beach, has decided not to install the devices on giant concrete foundations on the seabed and will instead look to structures less expensive piles. The decision drew a swift rebuke from two major environmental groups and marks […]

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Before fixing the world, we should fix our own foundations

OPINION: Not so long ago, many of Joe Biden’s liberal supporters would have found themselves among large swaths of protesters condemning the foolish imperial goals of American power projection on the world. The idea of ​​the United States acting as a global hegemon by spreading liberal values ​​around the world through regime change, bombing campaigns […]

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Ford and Mellon foundations expand initiative for artists with disabilities

The Disability Futures initiative, a scholarship established by the Ford and Andrew W. Mellon Foundations last fall to support artists with disabilities, is gaining momentum. The foundations announced Friday that they will commit an additional $ 5 million to support the initiative until 2025, which will include support for two more cohorts of 20 fellows. […]

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White House unveils $ 1.85 trillion climate and social protection program

Just a few weeks ago, it looked like the United States – the biggest carbon polluter in history – was going to show up to the COP26 climate summit next month without a serious climate plan in hand. A conservative Democratic Party member with close ties to the coal industry, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, […]

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Biden accepts shredding of his social/climate bill

President Joe Biden speaks from the State Dining Room of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Welfare legislation touted by Bernie Sanders, House ‘progressives’ and their pseudo-left supporters as proof that major reforms could be passed by the Democratic Party has turned into an object lesson on exactly the […]

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Foundations support new effort to ignite American generosity

In a new effort backed by more than $ 2 million in grants from the nation’s largest foundations, a group of philanthropy leaders on Tuesday announced the public launch of a campaign to increase donations of time and money, especially from middle and low income Americans. Noting that financial giving has fallen to an all-time […]

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How the Kellogg and Kresge Foundations, the University of California and Georgetown Invest their Portfolios in DCI

06/23/1963-Detroit, MID-ORIGINAL LEGEND READ: Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. leads the parade through … [+] downtown Detroit. Bettmann Archives Although only 1.3% of the $ 69 trillion in assets under management in the United States are managed by women and under-represented minorities, institutional investors interested in diversity, equity and inclusion ( DEI) have both grounds […]

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Progressives refuse to remove political goodies from $3.5 trillion welfare bill

President Biden’s stalled $3.5 trillion welfare bill is the subject of intense and protracted negotiations between moderate and liberal Democrats over possible cuts, is full of liberal giveaways that would expand the state of rights. Sen. Joe Manchin III and other moderates are growing increasingly frustrated with the White House and far-left Democrats over their […]

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Foundations pledge record $ 5 billion in biodiversity funding

On Wednesday, nine foundations pledged a total of $ 5 billion to protect and conserve 30% of the planet by 2030, marking the largest ever private funding commitment to biodiversity. The foundations aim to create and expand conserved and protected spaces while drawing on the leadership and management capacities of indigenous peoples on the ground. […]

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AOC slams Manchin’s urge to cut $3.5 trillion from Democratic social welfare bill and delay passage: ‘Bipartisan corruption kills people’

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez said, “Fossil fuels and black money are destroying our democracy, our country, and our planet.” The tweets came in response to Manchin’s op-ed on The Wall Street Journal suggesting a pause on the $3.5 trillion bill. The bill would allocate spending for health care, climate change, child and elder care, education, and more. […]

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Rural Community Foundations Support the ACE Act — You Should Too

Rural America suffered from high rates of unemployment and poverty before the COVID-19 pandemic – and now the situation is even more dire. In Appalachian Kentucky, for example, all 47 counties rank in the bottom 10% of U.S. counties on quantitative measures that include income, poverty rate, and unemployment. Dramatic changes in the energy sector […]

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New Welfare University: Need of the Hour

After the formation of Telangana State, Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions (SWREI), commonly referred to as Gurukul Schools, evolved into a robust parallel education system in Telangana State. Along with social welfare and tribal welfare, the backward classes and Gurukul minority institutions are now spread across Telangana. These institutions, previously limited to school and middle […]

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Pushing for charitable giving reforms divides Minnesota nonprofits and foundations

A national push for charitable giving reforms is dividing Minnesota nonprofits and the foundations that often fund them. The two groups, usually on the same side, are split on federal tax reforms — particularly on whether oversight should be added for rapidly growing donor-driven funds. Often likened to charitable checking accounts, donor-advised funds allow individuals […]

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Whose dollars are these anyway? Foundations are rethinking their model

The Nathan Cummings Foundation describes itself as being rooted in “the Jewish tradition of social justice” and “working to create a more just, vibrant, sustainable and democratic society.” He took a very different path from Heron to align his endowment investment strategy with his mission. On the one hand, its founder was not anonymous and […]

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Breaking bread: dining halls lay the groundwork for community life in Middlebury

Many quintessential dining room scenes – students yelling at each other across the table, trying to hold a conversation over the deafening din of Ross’ dinner rush, sitting shoulder to shoulder on the floor around the perimeter of Atwater, watching the lunch line stretch the door to lunch, watching from the balcony Proctor to report […]