fix articles 495283, robert putnam
Public Good or Private Wealth (tags)
The deep and growing chasm between the rich and the poor is not an accident. This gulf is the result of political decisions. Many rich countries have lowered or abolished property taxes. Governments reduce spending on education and health care.
Markets as a Fetish, Globalization, and Dissent Management (tags)
Economic inequality must be reduced and democratic participation regained. Resisting tax avoidance, financial market regulations, climate policy, and globally combating poverty should be priorities.
Civil Society - Fact or Fiction (tags)
Civil society is simultaneously a goal to aim for, a means to achieve it, and a framework for engaging with each other.
The best agent for change is... Civility? (tags)
Lewis Feldstein, president of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, cited the environmental movement, women's rights, civil rights and the drive to improve libraries and health systems as examples of private giving in the public good.