Philanthrocapitalism and Hacker Philanthropy

Matthew Bishop, senior editor of The Economist magazine, is credited with coining the term “philanthrocapitalism” to describe a kind of giving in which donors put time and energy (as well as money) into a project, and use business to do good.  In this segment, Bishop responds to recent criticism of this growing trend and weighs in on the results-only focus of “effective altruism,” finding solutions through “hacker philanthropy,” and the promise of social-impact bonds.

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Philanthropy’s Role in Democracy Today

Gara LaMarche, president of the Democracy Alliance and former CEO of Atlantic Philanthropies, discusses the role of philanthropy in a democracy, his theory of social change, and his views on philanthrocapitalism.

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