Big News — But Not Good News

[Note: This commentary is cross-posted in the November 15, 2012 edition of the  Chronicle of Philanthropy.] Today it’s my duty to point out a disturbing trend for America’s charities. Each year the Chronicle of Philanthropy compiles the Philanthropy 400, a...

A Trail Goes Cold

So these two guys walk into a bar. Actually, I was one of them. It was the end of a conference in Minneapolis last fall, and I had to kill time (and find food) while I was waiting for a colleague to finish a meeting. So I grabbed lunch at a bar and struck up a...