If you want to curl up with a classic this Holiday Season, here are five of our favourite suggestions from the Philanthrocapitalism bookshelves. (Steve Goldberg asked us to include his fine, thought-provoking book, “Billions of Drops in Millions of Buckets: Why Philanthropy Doesn’t Advance Social Progress,” but because we do not wish to encourage such […]
Tag: Charles Dickens
Who is Harrison Wyld?
A few months ago we were delighted to take part in a new Australian Broadcasting Corporation documentary about philanthrocapitalism called Now I Can Change the World, the first episode of which was released on the web last week. Yet we were intrigued to see that part two of the programme was going to feature a philanthrocapitalist […]
Dickens Would Be Proud
A philanthropist smoking crack with the homeless people he is supposed to be helping – how could this be good for philanthropy? We are overjoyed to hear that a new comedy show about philanthropy, ‘The Foundation’, is coming soon to Canadian television. The premise is that an unscrupulous wide-boy (failed property developer) who has married […]
What are the best books on philanthropy, or at least, for philanthropists? Sean Stannard-Stockton has published a list of books on his excellent blog, Tactical Philanthropy. Happily, he includes “Philanthrocapitalism” among them. Sean’s list is a good one, not least in how it ranges outside of the narrow philanthropy universe to take in books such […]