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At the Risk of Being Naive

As I continue working on my case study, I have become increasingly aware that my argument runs the risk of seeming very naive. I have knowingly dismissed a spectrum of critiques that can be leveled at philanthropy and wealth. For … Continue reading

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Many Areas of Philanthropy

The following list consists of a few of the billionaires who have signed the Giving Pledge, how they made their money and what their primary philanthropic interests are. It also shows where each billionaire is from and the primary institutions … Continue reading

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Buffett and Gates

This recent 60 minutes interview with Buffett and Gates as well as a panel of 7 other Giving Pledgers provides interesting insight into the how and why these people do what they do. Their multiple perspectives and experiences really show … Continue reading

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The Giving Pledge ext.

Throughout my research on The Giving Pledge, it seems that despite the Pledges’ relative success in the American context, it has floundered a little bit on the international stage. This is not to say that is hasn’t garnered some support; … Continue reading

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The Giving Pledge

For my case study research paper, I have decided that I want to focus on The Giving Pledge. The Giving Pledge, started by Bill and Melinda Gates as well as their pal Warren Buffett, is “a commitment by the world’s … Continue reading

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