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Big and Fast Is Not Better

By Daniel Moss 1

Building relationships with grassroots organizations that advocate for human rights-based development takes time, but without investing in them, philanthropy is likely to stumble. The case of Haiti is instructive.

Building With, Not For

By Marcia Stepanek 1

Social good technologists working on building a more responsive and effective government need to be more inclusive of the citizens they’re trying to engage—and stop neglecting the government they already have.

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A Failure of Philanthropy

By Rob Reich 2

From the archives: American charity shortchanges the poor, and public policy is partly to blame.