From The New Yorker: ‘What Money Can Buy‘
How is Henry Ford’s automobile money being spent these days?
I’ll just leave these here:
‘Should Women’s Agency and Racial/Ethnic/Indigenous Justice be grouped under the larger heading of Inclusion? What about Human Rights Architecture and Imagining Inclusive Capitalism?’
That sounds important:
‘Did each thematic area lend itself to a race, class, and gender analysis? Did each strategy support the agency and voice of marginalized groups? Besides the thematic areas and strategies, there were also “lines of work,” “sets,” “challenges,” and “lenses,” and there was a certain lack of clarity on the difference between these things.’
How the money was made
= Who eventually gets their hands on the money.
(addition: That should read as ‘not equal’, as this is a very professional site).
See also on this site:
-Jack Shakely At The Los Angeles Review Of Books Reviews Ken Stern’s ‘With Charity For All’-Non-profits are big business.
My $50,000,000,000 million cents:
The secular ports offer their lights and their shelters, but there’s little talk of the costs and downside risks of finding meaning in one’s life through the latest moral and political movements.
Human nature being what it is, groupthink, vanity, hubris, and ignorance can easily overpower independent thought, humility, doubt and knowledge. Many drivers of change can be quite unaccustomed to examining their own assumptions with the scrutiny they reserve for their opponents.
Gathered under the liberal ideals, then, just as sure as you might find in any church pew, can be found no shortage of reformers, zealots, sinners and fools, the bemused, the bored, the righteously passionate, the totally-nuts etc.