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A window into the hearts and minds of billionaire donors

Hans Peter Schmitz, University of San Diego As the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic toll increases, many billionaires and their foundations are making very public efforts to...

What happens to charitable giving when the economy falters?

Patrick Rooney, IUPUI and Jon Bergdoll, IUPUI As the new coronavirus pandemic sends the economy into a tailspin, Patrick Rooney, an economist at the Indiana...

Gates launches lobbying arm – higher education on agenda

Nicholas Tampio, Fordham University Bill and Melinda Gates have launched a lobbying group in part to drive their agenda on education. The move comes as Congress...

Trump’s global gag order: 5 questions answered

Maureen Miller, Columbia University Medical Center Editor’s note: President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order that media reports say could obstruct nearly...

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In the US, fairy-tale royal weddings clash with reality

Laurie Essig, Middlebury College Unless you’ve been living in outer space, you probably know that on May 19, Prince Harry will marry Meghan Markle. Many...