The Fort McMurray Wildfire, philanthropy, and government

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The U.S. press largely overlooked the harrowing story of the Fort McMurray wildfire, in my home province of Alberta, Canada, which burned for the first week in May.

Not that … MORE >>

The Marvin Schwan Foundation and the perpetuity of foundations

There are many reasons why foundations shouldn’t be perpetual. Foundations inevitably drift away from the ideals of their founders, usually to be captured by liberals. They engage in causes that their founders would at best dislike and at worst despise.… MORE >>

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