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From the Nation: The Future of Philanthropy

What is the future of philanthropy? Can philanthropists drive changes in public policy? Can foundations and grantmakers drive substantial economic and cultural benefits for all? … 88 more words


When an Empty Basket is a Good Thing

Pioneers of Peace™ is the humanitarian arm of Barbara Scoville, LCSW. Did you know there is a designated blog that chronicles our adventures? To find out more, Read Pioneers of Peace’s latest blog article… 15 more words


Reflections on Compassionate Knitting

I am a “Compassionate Knitter” Newbie

Throughout my adult life I have heard stories about “Compassionate Knitting,” otherwise known as “Charity Knitting.” I’ve been touched by people’s kindness and their willingness to use their time to benefit others, but until recently I have never wanted to participate. 1,656 more words


Pioneers of Peace Diapers Wipes and Onesies Drive Rocks It!!!

Greetings Everyone!

Here it is the beginning of May and I am just now posting about our hugely successful POP Diapers, Wipes, and Onesies Drive that took place throughout the month of March. 586 more words


Why business people should be honest

In my years of teaching ethics to business students, I must have heard it all when it comes to justifying deception and lying in business. The excuses go something like this: “Everybody does it; I would lose business if I didn’t. 735 more words


Why avoiding taxes is moral

The recent leak of the Panama Papers—which consist of confidential banking documents that report names of thousands of offshore corporations and their shareholders—created a media storm around the world. 710 more words

Individual Rights

Appearances Can Be Deceiving (4. Bravery)

Think twice—what you see may not be what you think.

In three previous posts, we explored situations in which a single behavior might have multiple meanings and interpretations. 442 more words