Philanthropy must be above of fashionable charity and tax exemption


Due to increasing inequality, something needs to be done urgently. I have written a research post on philanthropy whether it can be a tool to reduce inequality or not and how. Here is excerpt:

Philanthropy is now considered as donation or charity work. But donation or philanthropy is a synonymous of tax exemption and tool for business expansion.Cases show that:

‘‘Between 2001 and 2011, the number of nonprofit sector increased 25 percent. Their growth rate now exceeds that of both the business and government sectors. It’s a massive business, with approximately $316 billion given away in 2012 in the United States alone’’. According to Charity Navigator in the USA, Americans donate $298.42 billion in 2011 (about 2% of GDP).The majority of donations were from individuals (73%), then from bequests (about 12%), foundations (1.8%) and less than 1% from corporations.’’ But on the contrary inequality is increasing inequality

If private sector is…

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My work background is in operational meteorology and in my career I have been involved in forecasting for everything from bananas to jumbo jets.I joined the Met Office 1974 as an observer at Glasgow Airport. After training as a forecaster, I worked as an Operational aviation forecaster at various defence sites and airports. In 1982, I moved to Glasgow Weather Centre as a forecaster and STV broadcaster till 1988. He then took up a post as Senior Forecaster London Weather Centre, then Senior Forecaster ITV where I qualified as a trainer in presentation techniques for the ITV Association. After being diagnosed with MS, he moved into management and became Head of London Weather Centre in 1997 followed by a period of front-line management for Southern England and Europe covering London and Cardiff Weather Centres and the Met Offices on defence stations from Akrotiri in Cyprus to St Mawgan in Cornwall. He took up the post of Met Office Chief Advisor for Scotland & Northern Ireland in March 2008 and moved to Edinburgh. I retired in September 2014. My one claim to fame is once performed a comedy sketch on TV with Manuel (Andrew Sachs) from Fawlty Towers in support of Comic Relief.

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3 comments on “Philanthropy must be above of fashionable charity and tax exemption
  1. INCOMESCO / Jesi says:

    Thank you for reblogging this post.


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