Good reads: 10th July 2014

The way we think about charity is dead wrong

Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend, not for what they get done. In this bold talk, he says: Let’s change the way we think about changing the world.

The Tragedy of the Commons

The population problem has no technical solution; it requires a fundamental extension in morality.

How to save the co-operative movement

With hedge funds taking over the Co-operative Bank and the crisis over governance in the Co-operative Group, the last 12 months have been an annus horribilis for the mutual model of business ownership.