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Private Charity

The Good Samaritan Effect: The Virtuous Cycle of Private Charity

J. Haavard Maridal | Posted 03.26.2013 | Impact
J. Haavard Maridal

It is clear that voluntary charity is not only more effective at serving the poor, but yields other, wider social benefits including building trust, lowering crime, and enhancing happiness.

Is Paul Ryan's Stance On Charity Hypocritical?

The Daily Beast | Posted 08.22.2012 | Impact

A critical element in the GOP's attempt to unravel the 20th century's welfare state is the argument that individual charity will step in to help those...

Glenn Beck on Martin Luther King and Gandhi

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

I was heartened to hear Beck affirm the nonviolence of King, but I would also like to remind him of King's tireless commitment to social justice.