https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/04/philanthropy-turning-point-6-ways-it-could-go/

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This is a difficult time for philanthropy. Challenges like global climate change are demanding collective action on an unprecedented scale. Technology, meanwhile, is creating new social problems at the same time as providing new tools to address existing ones. Added to this, shifting demographics and social trends are changing our notions of community, society and nationhood beyond recognition. But it’s not just the ongoing need to remain relevant that poses a challenge: at the same time, the very concept of philanthropy is coming under attack. Critics are questioning whether philanthropy is effective, how it should be viewed in the wider context of global inequality, and whether it can remain legitimate within a democratic society. Full story

21 May

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