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Fri June 17, 2011
Fighting over 'philanthropy'
There appears to be a deep-seated intellectual boil festering at the base of our discussions around philanthropy, foreign aid and development, reports our global health blog Humanosphere.
Tom Paulson, who runs the blog, says he’s not sure anyone really knows what they mean.
He is sure the experts on philanthropy, aid and development all think they know what they mean, “but as a journalist assigned to cover this stuff — and asked to translate it into “normal” language — I’m increasingly running into debates about fundamentals, if not outright confusion.”