charitable-giving

Kids don’t die nearly as much as they did just 20 years ago

You've got to admit, it's getting better. It's getting better, all the time.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 18, 2013

Elton John saved someone’s life tonight: A chat with the musician on his AIDS charity

John on his own work to fight AIDS, and on how well he thinks Barack Obama and David Cameron are faring on the subject.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 17, 2013

Only a third of charitable contributions go to the poor

Supporters of the charitable tax deduction argue it spurs giving that helps the poor. But the vast majority of charitable giving doesn't.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • May 30, 2013

Study: Conservatives and liberals are equally charitable, but they give to different charities

Do conservatives give more away to charity? According to a new study by two MIT political scientists, not really. But when they do give, they're likelier to give to religious organizations.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 21, 2012