The Giving Age

The New York Times Magazine focuses its attention this week on giving. The features include a piece on the faces of social entrepreneurship as well as David Leonhardt’s analysis of why people give. Read the articles and see a slide show.

Teaching Lessons in Poverty

Plunge2Poverty simulations challenge middle-class presuppositions about poverty. The Texas minister who created the program finds that participants experiences a “new humility and gratefulness that is overwhelming.” Read the story.