A week in the life of a worried country

A week in the life of a worried country

Half a century ago, William F. Buckley wrote a little gem of a book called “Cruising Speed,” about a single action-packed week in his life as an editor and writer. I just had a Buckley-like week – at Purdue University in Indiana to speak to students, then back to New York to interview Henry Kissinger … Read more

Chicago’s Obama Center is under water

Chicago’s Obama Center is under water

Former President Barack Obama in Chicago, September 28, 2021. Photo: Karen I. Hirsch/Zuma Press We have been fighting the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago’s historic Jackson Park for the past four years. The centre, which is scheduled to open in February 2025, is being built on a dangerous site. The water table … Read more

Elizabeth Warren smears Pro-Life charity

Elizabeth Warren smears Pro-Life charity

Senator Elizabeth Warren last week called on the federal government to “crack down” on crisis maternity centers and maternity homes, such as the Good Counsel, which I founded in New Jersey in 1985. In the 37 years I have worked with homeless women, pregnant mothers and babies , I’ve seen the media smear the pro-life … Read more

Warren Buffett’s last charity breakfast auction draws a record high bid of $ 19 million

Warren Buffett’s last charity breakfast auction draws a record high bid of $ 19 million

An anonymous bidder has bid a record $ 19 million to have lunch Warren Buffett. The person who placed the winning bid on a charity auction on eBay will attend Berkshire Hathaway CEO of New York City steakhouse Smith & Wollensky sometime in the coming months.

How to donate cryptocurrency to charities

How to donate cryptocurrency to charities

As investment in cryptocurrency has grown, so has donation in cryptocurrency. Customers at Fidelity Charitable donated $ 331 million in cryptocurrency in 2021, up from $ 28 million in 2020, according to the independent charity created by Fidelity Investments. Results in a separate survey conducted by Fidelity Charitable also indicate that a third of cryptocurrency … Read more

Post-Roe v. Wade babies need support

Post-Roe v. Wade babies need support

The probable end of Roe v. Wade is no finish line; it is a starting port. If the Supreme Court issues a statement similar to Judge Samuel Alito’s leaked draft, state-level voters, not federal courts, will decide important political issues. One question lies beneath the others: Will we take up the challenge and help children … Read more

Facebook deliberately caused chaos in Australia to influence new law, whistleblowers say

Facebook deliberately caused chaos in Australia to influence new law, whistleblowers say

Last year when Facebook blocked news in Australia in response to potential legislation that causes platforms to pay publishers for content, it has also removed the pages of Australian hospitals, emergency services and charities. It publicly called the resulting chaos “unintentional”. Internally, the pre-emptive strike was hailed as a strategic championship.

Facebook deliberately caused chaos in Australia to influence new law, whistleblowers say

Facebook deliberately caused chaos in Australia to influence new law, whistleblowers say

Last year when Facebook blocked news in Australia in response to potential legislation that causes platforms to pay publishers for content, it has also removed the pages of Australian hospitals, emergency services and charities. It publicly called the resulting chaos “unintentional”. Internally, the pre-emptive strike was hailed as a strategic championship.

Tax breaks, bragging rights drive crypto and NFT donations

Tax breaks, bragging rights drive crypto and NFT donations

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Lunch with Warren Buffett goes on auction block one last time

Lunch with Warren Buffett goes on auction block one last time

A steakhouse breakfast with Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Chief Executive Warren Buffett returns to the auction block in June after the annual charity fundraiser was put on a two-year hiatus during the Covid-19 pandemic. This will be the last time bidders can compete for a seated lunch with Mr. Buffett, who has raised $ 34 million … Read more