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Charity, Philanthropy, and Civility in American History

In a curious display of cross-partisan consensus, politicians from both major parties in the US frequently tout the capacity of charitable and non-profit organisations to address the abiding problems of poverty, deprivation and neglect in post-industrial, post-welfarist, and post-Cold War society. George H. W. Bush’s ‘thousand points of light’, Bill Clinton’s agenda to ‘end welfareContinue reading “Charity, Philanthropy, and Civility in American History”