iOS app Android app

Yale Philanthropy in Action

Romney's Empathy Bypass -- and What It Means for Election Day

Maxim Thorne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Maxim Thorne

Wealthy American households are not simply capitalists who choose not to invest in charity. Instead, there truly is a fundamental social disconnect that prevents wealthy households from exercising the empathy and consideration for other American citizens that middle-class households exhibit.

Obama's Opening Gambit

Maxim Thorne | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Maxim Thorne

Obama will win this election -- he and the Democrats will win big. Or as happened once in my attempt at the gambit in a game with my father, I sacrificed the queen instead of the pawn, and lost. Was the first sacrifice a queen or pawn?