Month: May 2019

I Miss Coffee

I’m actually not a coffee drinker – I grew up drinking tea well into adulthood. Coffee was rarely served by mother and grandmothers. Usually it is weak sweetened tea that accompanied our meals. It’s only in 2015 when I started to seriously drink coffee – probably because of the free flow fresh brewed coffee at …

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Why Philanthropy Alone Can’t Fix Inequality

I think for the first time ever someone from the 1% explicitly calls out philanthropy in relation to inequality. This is an excerpt from Abigail Disney’s testimony to House Financial Services Committee. Read the full statement here. — Philanthropy is often offered as the answer to the problem of inequality. While wonderful, philanthropy is not the …

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