Lack of transparency in philanthropic foundations, which cost taxpayers, raises ethical questions, argues Elizabeth Cham, an Honorary Fellow at the UTS Business School, University of Technology Sydney.
If you want to help Haiti recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew, don’t donate to the American Red Cross. That’s the message from some Haitians.
Hopes for a female, feminist UN Secretary-General look increasingly unlikely, but there are creative ideas circulating for feminist system reforms that would spur progress from the bottom-up, writes Lyric Thompson, a senior policy manager at the International Center for Research on Women.
Andrew Rudd, a lecturer in English at the University of Exeter, explains why we still give to charity when the “direct connection between the individual giver and the recipient has broken down”.
The Green Party of Canada is calling on the Canada Revenue Agency to revoke the charity status of the Jewish National Fund on the grounds that the organization discriminates against Palestinians and non-Jews in Israel. Also, Israeli’s “failure to comply with international human rights law.”
In December, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) revoked the registration of a Canadian charity that acted as a “receipting agent” for a tax shelter arrangement.
In his recent Ministerial Mandate Letter to Diane Lebouthillier, the Minister of National Revenue, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) must allow charities to do their work free from political harassment.
These 1 percenters are doing what the global Occupy movement demanded back in 2011. They’re sharing their wealth with the 99 percent.