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Does The NFL Deserve Nonprofit Status?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

In addition to local franchises getting tax breaks, the NFL as a league retains nonprofit status that lets it avoid millions of dollars in taxes. As we prepare for Sunday's Super Bowl, Gregg Easterbrook, author of The King of Sports: Football’s Impact on America, discusses the arrangement and the big money in pro football.

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The Children's Village

Friday, December 06, 2013

Dr. Jeremy Kohomban, director of The Children's Village, talks about the organization's transformation and their role keeping at-risk kids at home instead of in residential programs.

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International Relief Charity Opens First U.S. Clinic in Rockaways

Monday, September 23, 2013

The relief group Doctors of the World, which operates in war torn nations like Syria, Mali and Somalia is opening its first U.S. clinic, in the Rockaways. The organization provided aid immediately following Sandy and decided to set up a brick and mortar medical clinic in Rockaway Beach, Queens.

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Non-Profits and Corruption

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Nicholas Kusnetz, reporter with the Center for Public Integrity, talks about their examination of the links between non-profits, politicians, and corruption in New York State.

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The State of American Friendship

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Tim Walker, co-founder of Lifeboat, a new organization that explores the "art and science of friendship," stops by to discuss the findings of their recent "State of Friendship Report."

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The Takeaway

Want to Give Back? Get a Job on Wall Street

Thursday, February 28, 2013

According to Oxford ethicist William MacAskill, the most effective route to "making a difference" in the world is not to work for a charity but to donate loads of cash instead. And the best way to do that? Get a job on Wall Street.

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Non-Profits Worry about Charity Fatigue

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

With so many calls for donations this year because of the election and Sandy, many nonprofit organizations are concerned that a giving hangover will affect donations this holiday season.