Last Friday, Phil Hackney posted on this blog about IRS Denial 201615018 (4/8/16), in which the IRS denied tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) to an organization that planned to support the cultivation and distribution of medical marijuana in a state in which such activities were legal. 1,243 more words
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Philanthropy can take many forms. It ranges from the student who showed up at my doorstep with a collection tin to raise small contributions for legal assistance to the poor to the recent announcement by Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan of the establishment of a $42 billion charitable foundation. 655 more words
Crisis in Berlin and Paris
Dr Christina Fuhr reflects on the recent event “Crisis in Berlin and Paris: Diversity, Culture, and the Good Life”.
Europe has been hit by various crises in recent years: (1) the financial crisis followed by a time of austerity, (2) the terrorism and national security crisis reflected in the targeted murders of cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo and shoppers at a kosher superstore in January 2015 as well as in the mass shootings in November 2015 in Paris and the aftermath, and, (3) the refugee crisis – particularly visible in Germany. 794 more words