What really caused the Great Depression and the Great Recession? Do tariffs and other protectionist policies help or hurt an economy? What is the true path to prosperity? This fast-paced, easy-to-understand guide not only answers these questions but includes a wide array of interesting topics while providing clear and illuminating explanations for each one. Daniel Cameron explains the benefits of the free enterprise system while advocating a robust role for government to enhance prosperity.
Drawing from over forty years of experience, he proposes economic reform based on value not as determined by politicians, special interests, or policy wonks but by us, the citizens and true owners of the United States of America.
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If implemented, these ideas can lead to prosperity for all countries of the world. Books published through WestBow Press are offered author support, editorial, marketing, and bookselling services through publishing packages managed by Author Solutions. HarperCollins Christian Publishing utilizes WestBow as a resource to discover emerging new voices, for Thomas Nelson and Zondervan, which have a proven market demand. Some charity and foundation executives, with the complicity of their board members, have allowed greed to crowd out public service.
Outrageous salaries, benefits, and other expenses characterize, although still proportionately few, far too many nonprofit organizations. These selfish practices not only imperil individual organizations but also make vulnerable the entire nonprofit world. We need nonprofit and foundation officials to call us to reject the avalanche of limitless political and corporate greed, first by naming it, then by exposing and helping all to see it, and finally countering it by promoting new public policies and private practices. Corporations and the politicians they support won't fill this moral void.
But the country increasingly is ready for the emergence of new leaders and a reassertion of important American values. Leadership must come from the charitable and philanthropic community, and it is needed now.
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It is wrong to abdicate responsibility in fear of complex national and global dynamics and a polarized electorate. Timid or confused silence is not an option for those who assert to represent our better natures; rather, it is an abdication of the fundamental moral and social obligations of the charitable community. The nonprofit world needs to speak clearly for the common good and to work assiduously toward it. Its organizations need to get beyond their own parochial interests and to find shared purpose across areas of concern. We all suffer at the hands of the greedy in and beyond the ways noted here.
By pulling these pieces together, by pulling ourselves together, by showing the greedy for what they really are, we can begin to build a more democratic, caring and equitable society. Mark Rosenman, a long time nonprofit sector activist and scholar, directs Caring to Change www.
A version of this piece also appears in The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Do you have information you want to share with HuffPost? Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Many of the seemingly divergent problems facing us today have the same fundamental cause: greed.
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