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Tag: Effective Altruism

  • Podcast featured in: Transforming Society

    Is philanthropy charity’s more rational cousin?

    In the second of this series of short podcasts to mark the launch of his book “What is Philanthropy For?”, Rhodri Davies joins series Editor George Miller to discuss the distinction between charity and philanthropy, how big money giving fits in with democracy, and what Effective Altruism is (and why it has been in trouble lately).

  • Podcast featured in: Transforming Society

    What is philanthropy & why does it matter?

    In this podcast for Bristol University Press, Rhodri Davies talks to host George Miller about his new book “What is Philanthropy For?”

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    Lost in the Crowd: Philanthropy, Population Debates & The Shadow of Eugenics

    As debate grows over whether we should be more concerned about over-population or declining birth rates, we explore why philanthropy has such a problematic history when it comes to engaging with population issues, and what lessons this holds for modern-day donors and non-profits.

  • Article featured in: Town & Country

    Crypto’s Credo: Effective Altruism After Sam Bankman-Fried

    Rhodri Davies comments on the future prospects for EA in the wake of Sam Bankman-Fried’s downfall.

  • Article featured in: CBC News

    Has the FTX collapse killed effective altruism? Its intellectual father doesn’t think so

    Rhodri Davies is quoted in this article, providing some thoughts on the impact of Sam Bankman-Fried’s downfall on the EA movement.

  • 19th Dec 2022

    2023 Predictions for Philanthropy & Civil Society

  • Video featured in: Youtube

    The Longtermist Fundraiser

    A tongue-in-cheek sketch imagining what it would be like if a Longtermist Effective Altruist went door-to-door fundraising at Christmas…

  • Video featured in: Youtube

    2022: A Year in Philanthropy

    Why Philanthropy Matters Director, Rhodri Davies, takes part in a panel session at a recent Alliance Magazine event looking at “2022: A Year in Philanthropy”.

  • 2nd Dec 2022

    Too Much Philanthropy News! (The downfall of Sam Bankman-Fried, plus Bezos’s big pledge & Scott’s latest gifts).

  • Article featured in: Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter

    Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter #3

    You can read the third edition of our monthly newsletter below (from Nov 2022).

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  • Article featured in: Alliance Magazine

    Effectively over: What Does Sam Bankman-Fried’s downfall mean for philanthropy and Effective Altruism?

    Rhodri Davies takes a look at the spectacular downfall of crypto billionare Sam Bankman-Fried and the implications for philanthropy and civil society.

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    Why am I not an Effective Altruist?

    We explore why, despite there being plenty to admire about Effective Altruism, many are still uneasy about the movement’s ideas and influence.

  • Learn from our past to better understand our future.

    Philanthropy has a long and varied history. We’ve created bite-size chapters that you can jump in and out of to better understand philanthropy.