Philanthropy

Late Capitalism

Ruthless Capitalists Can't Donate Their Way Out of Trouble Anymore

The Sackler family behind OxyContin is accused of brazenly jumpstarting the deadly opioid crisis. In the era of endless scams, elite philanthropy like theirs is hitting roadblocks.
Alex Norcia
4.10.19
Culture

Phoebe Robinson Would Like You to Stop Being an Asshole

In her new book "Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay," Phoebe Robinson talks about interracial dating, paying off $65k in student loan debt, and succeeding in comedy. Pro tip: "don't be an asshole."
Nadja Sayej
10.29.18
Culture

Rihanna Has Raised Millions for Girls' Education—and She's Just Getting Started

At the Diamond Ball, in her advocacy, and writing in a new Guardian op-ed, Rih is supporting education initiatives for children across the globe. Nothing but respect for our commander-in-chief.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
9.18.18
Photography

This Artist Recreates Iconic Images Out of Trash, Toys, and Chocolate Syrup

Brazilian photographer Vik Muniz wants people to see the world differently.
Miss Rosen
7.17.18
The Rundown

We Need #GivingTuesday to Make Up For Our Gross Spending on Black Friday

Your guide to #GivingTuesday. What’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
11.28.17
Interviews

Warped Tour Founder Kevin Lyman Discusses Its Impact, for Better or Worse

A look back at the positive and negative aspects of the long-running festival that made it a lightning rod for controversy.
Dan Ozzi
11.16.17
Voices

Grand Slam Golfer Fulfills Lifelong Promise to ‘Help People That Struggle’

Catching up with golf legend Gary Player to talk about his philanthropic work in South Africa through the Player Foundation.
Chris Schembra
10.16.17
Frontier

What Last Week's Traffic Jams in NYC Meant for Social Impact

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's social innovation program Solve wants to provide key funding, networks, and support for the world's brightest minds and ideas.
Alex Amouyel
9.24.17
Last Chance High

These Famous People Actually Use Their Star Power to Help At-Risk Youth

Influencers can bring much-needed cash to frontline organizations and important causes.
Aaron Barksdale
8.9.17
Philanthropy

Orphaned Gloves Become Adorable, Socially-Conscious Art

Two artists transform single gloves found on New York City sidewalks into quirky, handcrafted toys to help the homeless.
Andrew Nunes
7.19.17
Impact Equality

Some Celebrities Care More About Helping The World Than Camera Time

Because hey, philanthropy from rich movie stars actually works sometimes.
Nadja Sayej
6.30.17
Voices

High Art on a Mission

Loïc Gouzer wants to sell you art, but also to help save the planet.
Nick Chedli Carter
5.15.17
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