What We're Reading: "The Gates Foundation avoids a reckoning on race and power"

A recent piece at The Nation explores this question, "Can philanthropy decolonize?". Author Tim Schwab states in this piece that "only if wealthy donors grapple with the difference between giving away money and actually sharing power."

The Nation examined 30,000 charitable grants the foundation has awarded over the past two decades and found that more than 88 percent of the donations—$63 billion—have gone to recipients in the wealthiest, whitest nations, including the United States, Canada, Australia, and European countries.

Read here.