Nonprofit Chronicles

Journalism about nonprofit organizations and their impact

Sexual harassment and gender bias in the animal welfare movement have been talked about for years, mostly but not entirely in private. Now the problems are bursting into public view, and not a moment too soon. Last night, the Chronicle of Philanthropy published my story about the Humane Society of the U.S. It reports that …

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The idea of “effective altruism” — giving from the head, not the heart, to do as much good as possible — is gathering attention these days. It’s the topic of The Most Good You Can Do, a new book from Peter Singer, a philosopher at Princeton. Practically speaking, effective altruism would seem to favor nonprofit …

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