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Tag Archives: Government

UK Government Handing Probation Services Over to Private and Voluntary Sectors

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The (UK) government intends to hand the supervision of low-risk offenders over to the private and voluntary sectors on a payment-by-results basis.

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Government Corruption in Aid Allocation is Detrimental to India’s Poorest Districts and Children

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IN a society with few effective regulatory institutions, there’s neither an incentive to take responsibility nor repercussions for not doing so. People don’t do the right thing because it’s easy not to, and there’s no reward for doing it.

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(US) The Misuse of the Nonprofit Sector

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Congressman Boustany (R-LA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight, recently stated “over the last two decades, the organizational structures of public charities have become increasingly complex, creating compliance and transparency issues.”

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The State VS. Private Philanthropy in The Modern Welfare System

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It’s time to give voluntary help, the free spirit of charity, a new chance. If the state would withdraw, there would be fewer rules; more opportunities to develop personal relationships with the needy; and more space for organizations motivated by a higher calling, be it religious or philanthropic.

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Putin Urges a Greater Role for Nonprofits in Russia

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Prime Minister and president-elect Vladimir Putin said on Friday that nonprofit organizations, including traditional religious confessions, that engage in social projects should have access to budget funds and government contracts on a par with government organizations.

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