As I begin this essay, the Senate is on the verge of passing historic legislation to tackle the climate crisis, reduce prescription-drug prices, raise taxes on big corporations, and extend Affordable Care Act subsidies, among other things. (Update: the legislation […]
A frequent refrain in the environmental world is that “everything is a climate story”: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and our dependence on the fossil fuels heating up the planet, for example, are inextricably linked. But in our hyper-connected, global economy–one […]
Since, as the CEO of a nonprofit, I spend a lot of time raising money from donors and, more importantly, deploying those dollars for impact, I thought I’d share how I think about my personal giving–and where I give.
The Big Lie that fueled an attempted coup now forms the basis of an entire political party’s strategy for holding on to power: make it hard for people who are likely to vote the “wrong way” to cast a ballot, label any election they lose as fraudulent, and slowly give themselves the power to overturn elections they disagree with.
One of the fundamental contradictions, if not flaws, of the nonprofit world is how the vast majority of us are funded. People and businesses generate massive profits, often at the expense of people and the planet–underpaying workers, skirting regulations, lobbying […]
After another week of mass shootings and police murder of unarmed Black men and boys; of despicable voter suppression laws; of political cowardice; and of corporate doublespeak, I’ve had it. For how much longer are we going to pretend that […]