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Publicprivate Partnerships

Crisis Philanthropy: Partnerships & Co-Investment

Michael Likosky | Posted 09.05.2011 | Impact
Michael Likosky

Tough economic times demand that not only foundations but also individuals and governments embrace this leveraging. I call this new approach to giving Crisis Philanthropy.

Haiti: Human foundation key to recovery

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

Haiti has rarely been a country that makes the news for the right reasons. But six months ago the whole world's attention was focused on this small C...

Obesity: The World's Domestic Dilemma

David Kirchhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David Kirchhoff

With an estimated 1.6 billion obese or overweight people in the world, the current obesity crisis is one of those critical issues that will test our global community's strength.

More support for veterans via public/private partnership with the VA

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Newmark

One big theme in Washington is that people in private industry and government can work together to get results. They talk about "public/private part...

P3s: The Problem With Tolls

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

A public private partnership (P3) finances a public works project with private investment. Unfortunately, the public is getting into the habit of shouldering too much of the risk of P3 investors.

President Obama and the Spirit of Global Development Partnership

Noam Unger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Noam Unger

Obama's speech was a call for a new spirit of global partnership, emphasizing that real progress in lifting millions out of poverty and countering transnational threats cannot be made by governments alone.

Public-Private Partnerships: Creating Infrastructure and the Expertise to Run It

Josh Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Ruxin

In Rwanda, the most effective programs constitute a true partnership between donors with funds, equipment, and skills, and the communities who need them.

Craft Statewide Force to Spur Jobs, New Kinds of Businesses

Kathryn Wylde | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kathryn Wylde

From a business perspective, nothing could be worse during this period of economic uncertainty than the chaos and instability that have characterized New York state government during the past two years.

Jason Linkins

CNN Parrots Dubious Wall Street Talking Points On "Mark-To-Market"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Do you ever get the feeling that as your media professionals "explain" why the "financial system" seems to be "crapping its pants in public" that thei...

It's Like Trusting A Drug Addict To Arrange His Own Intervention

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stuart Whatley

As long as banks are allowed to continue denying the true toxicity of their toxic assets, the longer the current financial impasse will continue.

Summers To Bloomberg TV: Investors In Geithner Plan Exempt From Compensation Limits

Bloomberg | Chris Antsey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

White House National Economic Council Director Lawrence Summers said that investors in the Public-Private Investment Program won't be subject to the c...