Government co-opting charities

At PhilanthropyDaily.com I have a piece commenting on James Piereson’s powerful Wall Street Journal essay on charities that have been co-opted by government.

Piereson, a Manhattan Institute fellow and president of the William E. Simon Foundation, warns that charities and the so-called “independent sector” are supposed to reduce the need for government. Yet all too often today they are dependent on government dollars and lobby hard for bigger government.

The whole article is available here.

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