The questions about the giving style of the wealthy come at a time when important social-service and advocacy organizations that serve low- and moderate-income people throughout the country are being forced either to reduce their programs or to shut their doors.
Bill Gates' annual public letter highlights some of greatest challenges we face as human beings.
Seeing the way young people think about the world reinforces my optimism about the future.
It was only a matter of time before the public would begin to assess the role of trustees in this horror story and to find them seriously lacking.
LAS VEGAS -- This is two days late, but, really, what in the name of Windows 95 was going on in Microsoft's keynote speech at CES 2012? Of all the wac...
If there's one message I try to get across everywhere I go, it's this: Through innovation and generosity, the world has made amazing progress in improving the lives of its poorest people over the past 50 years.
Believe it or not, it is possible to get filthy rich without spending half of your life in school.
I believe that the future emphasis in any effective school reform movement should be to improve the living conditions of the low-achieving students in order to give them the opportunity to become high-achievers.
A graduate of Sandhurst, Britain's premier military academy, Sheikh Mohammed is a visionary leader who sees relations with Washington as anchored in two human virtues: the soul and the mind.
Several major announcements have been made in recent weeks about the expansion of vaccine access to the world's poor.
Wall Street "veteran" Leon Cooperman has written an "Open Letter to President Obama" that provides us with a glimpse into the mindset of our 21st century corporate overlords. What's put a bee in Mr. Cooperman's bonnet is the president's "tone" toward billionaires like himself.
Here's my humble attempt to identify the best and the worst education news that occurred during the past 12 months.
Leaders must commit themselves to a cultural promise in order to define their legacy. Why? Because the challenges that we face today require focusing on others, not just ourselves.
It's time for Wall Street to pay reparations for the financial collapse it caused. It's time for a crash tax, a tiny sales tax on Wall Street transactions, the revenues from which would pay for Main Street restoration.
Memoirs are often written by the spurned lover, the abused child, the disenfranchised group member. Some memoir writers haven't dealt with their pasts, using the print medium to get even.
What bothers the right about "big government" should bother us about "supersized philanthropy." The growing power of philanthropists has begun to undercut our democracy and our democratic institutions.