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Call for Papers: AALS 2017

At the 2017 AALS annual meeting (San Francisco, Jan. 3-17, 2017), the Section on Agency, Partnerships LLCs, and Unincorporated Associations and the Section on Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law are co-hosting a a joint program entitled “LLCs, New Charitable Forms, and and the Rise of Philanthrocapitalism.” The session will look at the tax, governance, and other policy implications of using for-profit LLCs as vehicles for philanthropy. 334 more words

Conferences And Workshops

Philanthrocapitalism and the Gospel of Wealth

The Gospel of Wealth is an article that has been applauded by modern philanthropic figureheads such as Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, and continues to draw attention despite being more than a century old. 3,046 more words

Bourdieu

How Billionaires Use Non-Profits to Bypass Governments and Force Their Agendas on Humanity

‘As wealth becomes concentrated in fewer and fewer hands, the billionaire class is increasingly turning to foundations and non-profits to enact the change they would like to see in the world. 113 more words

Economics

The Great Global Governmental-Philanthrocapitalist-Corporate Development Project: from indirect to direct neoliberal governance

Who cares what celebrities think?

On 1st December 2015, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan announced the intention to set up the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a limited liability company financed by infusions of shares from Facebook. 2,358 more words

Can Philanthrocapitalism Really Save The World?

We laud Bill Gates and Warren Buffett as heroes. But are they the heroes we need?

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Observations

Philanthrocapitalism and Hacker Philanthropy

Matthew Bishop, senior editor of The Economist magazine, is credited with coining the term “philanthrocapitalism” to describe a kind of giving in which donors put time and energy (as well as money) into a project, and use business to do good.   58 more words

Podcast

Philanthropy's Role in Democracy Today

Gara LaMarche, president of the Democracy Alliance and former CEO of Atlantic Philanthropies, discusses the role of philanthropy in a democracy, his theory of social change, and his views on philanthrocapitalism. 25 more words

Podcast