Philanthropy, Democratic Scrutiny, and Time: Soskis on Reich’s Just Giving
Book Forum on Reich's Just Giving

Philanthropy, Democratic Scrutiny, and Time: Soskis on Reich’s Just Giving

Editors’ Note: Benjamin Soskis continues HistPhil‘s book forum on Rob Reich’s Just Giving. In the forum’s next post, Reich will response to these reviews. I think it’s fair to say that Rob Reich’s Just Giving is one of the more “time-sensitive” inquiries into philanthropy in recent decades. By this I don’t just mean that it’s especially … Continue reading

Keeping Philanthropy Fully Accountable in a Democracy: Morey on JUST GIVING & WINNERS TAKE ALL
Book Forum on Reich's Just Giving

Keeping Philanthropy Fully Accountable in a Democracy: Morey on JUST GIVING & WINNERS TAKE ALL

Editors’ Note: Continuing HistPhil‘s forum on Rob Reich‘s Just Giving (2018), HistPhil co-editor Maribel Morey relates Just Giving to another much-discussed book on philanthropy published earlier this year: Anand Giridharadas’ Winners Take All (2018). In Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World (2018), journalist Anand Giridharadas introduces readers to a network of elites taking on “social change as … Continue reading

Philanthropy, Democracy, and the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg: Katz on Reich’s Just Giving
Book Forum on Reich's Just Giving

Philanthropy, Democracy, and the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg: Katz on Reich’s Just Giving

Editors’ Note: Today begins HistPhil‘s mini-forum on Rob Reich‘s much anticipated new book, Just Giving: Why Philanthropy is Failing Democracy and How it Can Do Better. The three HistPhil co-editors, Stan, Maribel, and Ben, will each offer their perspectives on Just Giving, followed by a response from Rob. The forum begins with a review from Stanley … Continue reading