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Why aren't Turkish people giving regularly to civil society organisations?

Turkey has a strongly growing economy, a democratic government, secular institutions and an established civil society sector but people aren’t engaging in regular charitable giving. 1,306 more words

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Is addressing inequality through philanthropy a paradox?  

The super rich are increasingly being held up as examples of extreme inequality. Many would argue that when billionaires show concern about such issues they are simply paying lip service. 720 more words

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Civil society is not just a means for delivering sustainable development, it is an end in itself

Some of the leading lights in business and politics will be heading out to Switzerland for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, to discus some of they key challenges facing the world in the coming years. 1,580 more words

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Donors prone to blaming the victims of man-made humanitarian disasters

Boxing Day marked the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami. Millions of people around the world watched the rolling footage in horror and disbelief. Many of those people reacted in the same, distinctly human way to those images; by giving money to support the humanitarian response. 1,260 more words

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