The problem with modern charity

by Cate MacDonald
Posted 4/05/12, 02:16 pm

While Invisible Children's recent Kony 2012 video aimed to bring attention to Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, who had abducted 30,000 children as child soldiers, the controversy surrounding the viral video also exposed serious problems about modern charity.

One hundred years ago, most charitable acts would take place in one's hometown or church congregation. There one would naturally have a greater understanding about the problem and the necessary solutions.

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York at Pacific (Luke Anderson)

Rolling away stones

Charities | Virginia college student bikes across U.S.
by Alicia Constant
Posted 7/04/11, 02:20 pm

Every day for 40 days, Russell York woke up and wondered why he was here.

Then, he packed up his gear, got back on his bike and rode 100 more miles, one pedal stroke at a time.

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Virginia Attorney General Cuccinelli (AP)


Charities | Attorney General Cuccinelli's office defends his opinion that the state cannot fund private charities
by Zachary Abate
Posted 5/02/11, 12:48 pm

?The Virginia Attorney General's office released a letter last week to explain Ken Cuccinelli's opinion that the state cannot fund private charities. Cuccinelli's January advisory opinion caused an uproar throughout the state when funding to several charity organizations was cut earlier this year.

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