Tag Archives: New York Times

Some Supporters Can’t Support That

Controversy and politics can have a deleterious effect on nonprofit organizations, and the Public Theater should have been aware of the potential risks. Continue reading

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Helping a Billionaire Get Richer: Nonprofit Complicity and a Lack of Disclosure

I recently read a fascinating story in the New York Times about a hedge fund billionaire, William A. Ackman, who is attempting to destroy the company Herbalife after making a billion dollar short bet on the company.  He claims he … Continue reading

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It’s a Shame

Back in the 1990s, I served on a committee that determined what programs my church supported and what levels of funding we gave annually.  The church funded programs like an ESL class for immigrants, a local social service agency and … Continue reading

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