The economic crisis has increased the need for charitable giving, but at the same time it has decreased contributions to from foundations and individual givers. You might not believe it, but private business is one of the victims. We look at the current damage and what the future might hold. Also, a 20th century writer speaks to the 21st Century: a look at the essays of George Orwell.
The Economic Crisis, Nonprofit Charities and Barack Obama
From this Episode:
Nonprofits Suffering in Economic Slump
President George H.W. Bush talked about "a thousand points of light," the nonprofit groups vital to the quality of life for millions of Americans. Those lights are dimming....
32 min, 24 sec
The Essays of George Orwell
"Animal Farm" and "1984" are required reading for students of both British and American culture, but George Orwell was more an essayist than he was a novelist. Two volumes...
10 min, 34 sec