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Public policy and foundations

the role of politicians in public charities.

by Ellen M. Freeberg

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Published by Center for Responsive Politics in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Charities -- Political aspects -- United States.,
    • Politicians -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesRole of politicians in public charities.
      ContributionsMiller, Ellen S., Center for Responsive Politics (Washington, D.C.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV97.A3 F725 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. ;
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2484922M
      ISBN 100939715074
      LC Control Number87405576
      OCLC/WorldCa17325450

      Issues and Challenges Robert M. The military force of the society, which originally cost the sovereign no expense either in time of peace or in time of war, must, in the progress of improvement, first be maintained by him in time of war, and afterwards even in time of peace. From the time of the siege of Veii, the armies of Rome received pay for their service during the time which they remained in the field. A nation of hunters can never be formidable to the civilised nations in their neighbourhood. In this very simple institution consisted the whole expense which any Grecian state seems ever to have been at in preparing its citizens for war.

      But as husbandmen have less leisure than shepherds, they are not so frequently employed in those pastimes. Over the last century, foundations have faced public scrutiny and congressional inquiry at three separate points -- in the s for labor abuses by the robber barons, in the s for suspicion of Communist activity and in the late s for political activity around racial equality. These improvements in husbandry too, which the progress of arts and manufactures necessarily introduces, leave the husbandman as little leisure as the artificer. It is the first great revolution in the affairs of mankind of which history has preserved any distinct or circumstantial account.

      Recall the rnorm function to generate random values that follow a normal distribution given specified parameters. First, a perception existed that the U. The powder which is spent in a modern review is lost irrecoverably, and occasions a very considerable expense. The soldiers who are bound to obey their officer only once a week or once a month, and who are at all other times at liberty to manage their own affairs their own way, without being in any respect accountable to him, can never be under the same awe in his presence, can never have the same disposition to ready obedience, with those whose whole life and conduct are every day directed by him, and who every day even rise and go to bed, or at least retire to their quarters, according to his orders. As a military officer submits without reluctance to the authority of a superior by whom he has always been commanded, but cannot bear that his inferior should be set over his head, so men easily submit to a family to whom they and their ancestors have always submitted; but are fired with indignation when another family, in whom they had never acknowledged any such superiority, assumes a dominion over them. That wealth, at the same time, which always follows the improvements of agriculture and manufactures, and which in reality is no more than the accumulated produce of those improvements, provokes the invasion of all their neighbours.


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It may either, first, by means of a very rigorous police, and in spite of the whole bent of the interest, genius, and inclinations of the people, enforce the practice of military exercises, and oblige either all the citizens of the military age, or a certain number of them, to join in some measure the trade of a soldier to whatever other trade or profession they may happen to carry on.

Read more by. All the dexterity and skill, it is supposed, which are necessary for using it, can be well enough acquired by practising in great bodies. Among brothers and among sisters, the eldest always takes place; and in the succession of the paternal estate everything which cannot be divided, but must go entire to one person, such as a title of honour, is in most cases given to the eldest.

My sense is that this tendency towards hubris has changed in the last several years, as Gates staff have processed some of their successes and failures in the education sector, and become more responsive to the voices of teachers, parents and community members.

While the philanthropic sector builds relationships with Congress year-round, FOTH is the one time a year when philanthropy comes together to speak with one voice to our elected leaders about the unique and vital role that charitable giving plays in America.

In modern times many different causes contribute to render the defence of the society more expensive. Among nations of shepherds both those causes operate with their full force. But when one man kills, wounds, beats, or defames another, though he to whom the injury is done suffers, he who does it receives no benefit.

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Lutze and Roger Schaefer Chapter The nature of the weapon, though it by no means puts the awkward upon a level with the skilful, puts him more nearly so than he ever was before. What they were before they took the field is of little importance. He is the person, therefore, to whom all those who are too weak to defend themselves naturally look up for protection.

Antiquity of family means everywhere the antiquity either of wealth, or of that greatness which is commonly either founded upon wealth, or accompanied with it.

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The valour of her soldiers, however, far from being corrupted by that long peace, was never more distinguished than in the attempt upon Carthagena, the first unfortunate exploit of that unfortunate war. In modern times the poor and barbarous find it difficult to defend themselves against the opulent and civilised.

The acquisition of valuable and extensive property, therefore, necessarily requires the establishment of civil government. Wide-ranging investigation into people's motivations, abilities, attitudes, and perceptions finds that they differ in profound ways from what is typically assumed.

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And then there came the twinkle, right? Today, some philanthropic funders, such as the Rockefeller Family Fund, rely on this more balanced approach and provide significant support to grassroots groups. An old man, provided his age is not so far advanced as to give suspicion of dotage, is everywhere more respected than a young man of equal rank, fortune, and abilities.

But after they had been so regulated and ascertained, how to hinder a person who was all-powerful from extending them beyond those regulations was still very difficult, not to say impossible. In every city there seems to have been a public field, in which, under the protection of the public magistrate, the young people were taught their different exercises by different masters.

In the meantime, several of the new foundations became much more involved in policy work -- Gates, for example, was reticent to use policy influence as a central strategic lever until after President Obama was elected, and its main initiatives in this area, such as coalescing grantees and policy elites around issues such as the Common Core, began to take root in But overall the amount of money flowing into environmental and energy groups is skewed towards large professionalized organizations.

From the end of the first to the beginning of the second Carthaginian war the armies of Carthage were continually in the field, and employed under three great generals, who succeeded one another in the command: Hamilcar, his son-in-law Hasdrubal, and his son Hannibal; first in chastising their own rebellious slaves, afterwards in subduing the revolted nations of Africa, and, lastly, in conquering the great kingdom of Spain.

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The whole expense of justice, too, might easily be defrayed by the fees of court; and, without exposing the administration of justice to any real hazard of corruption, the public revenue might thus be discharged from a certain, though, perhaps, but a small incumbrance. Looking at the history, and the rising tide of criticism currently, one might reasonably think that the field may face another wave in the near future -- and would be advised to get out ahead of it by engaging more purposefully in a meaningful dialogue on the role of foundations in a liberal democracy, including how open and transparent they should be not only to their grantees and donor constituents, but to the public at large.

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Documents how even progressive foundations serve to reinforce the political status quo. In this pathbreaking study of foundation influenceCited by: New Book Examines Foundations, Public Policy SPPD Professor James Ferris and Dean Jack Knott contribute to a book that is central to SPPD’s goal of finding solutions to social problems.

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Public policy is commonly embodied in "constitutions, legislative acts, and judicial decisions." Public policy focuses on the decisions that create the outputs of a political system, such as transport policies, the management of a public health service, the administration of a system schooling and the organization of a defence force.