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Countering Donor-Dominated Philanthropy

Countering Donor-Dominated Philanthropy

The Law Center submitted a public comment to the IRS last week about new federal regulations being proposed about Donor Advised Funds or DAFs. We intervened with the hopes that our perspective as a movement support organization would be a helpful counterbalance to the numerous comments from the wealth defense... Continue Reading

Our Favorite Reads of 2023

Our Favorite Reads of 2023

For the past few years, Law Center staff compile a list of our favorite books we read from the year before. We share books that we couldn’t stop thinking about. Books we’ve gifted to our family because they changed our lives. Books that expanded our sense of self and the... Continue Reading

Paper Knives Destroy poor peoples lives

Paper Knives Destroy poor peoples lives

By Tiny Gray POOR Magazine At this point Terry’s family is literally on the street. We are trying to raise money to get them into a motel. And an attorney to get them some rights in that completely unjust, arbitrary Probate court system where the well-funded parties always take legal... Continue Reading

Urgent Call for an Immediate Ceasefire

Urgent Call for an Immediate Ceasefire

The Sustainable Economies Law Center will be closed on December 11, 2023, joining the Global Strike for Palestine (#GlobalStrike4Palestine) and supporting the urgent call for an immediate ceasefire. Today we join the call: No work! No school! No banking! No buying!  We are closing our offices and encouraging all staff to... Continue Reading

Making Economic Democracy Work: How to Practice Shared Leadership

Making Economic Democracy Work: How to Practice Shared Leadership

By Nicole Wires, Non Profit Quarterly Can movement nonprofits create and sustain liberatory and resilient structures, cultures, and practices—and still be effective and efficient in their operations? This question was at the center of an experiment led by the Nonprofit Democracy Network, a fiscally sponsored project of the Sustainable Economies... Continue Reading

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