Middle Class Windfalls and the Poverty of the Welfare State

The author wishes to thank the following for helpful comments on earlier draughts: Professor Walter E. Block, College of the Holy Cross; John D. Gregory, Editor, The Philanthropist; Dr. John C. Goodman, National Center for Policy Analysis; Professor Dwight R. Lee, Washington University; Dr. Gerald L. Musgrave, Economics America Inc.; Dr. Filip Palda, The Fraser…

Counterpoint

A Response to “Commercial Nonprofit Enterprises in the United States: The Phenomenon of Unfair Competition”1 and Unfair Competition: The Profits of Nonprofits For nearly a decade, a vocal segment of America’s small business community, with government support through the Small Business Administration, has accused commercially active nonprofit organizations of having an unfair competitive advantage. Two…

Viewpoint: Unmasking the Two-Tier Tax-Credit Scheme

Readers are invited to respond to articles in this section. If appropriate, their views will be published. Introduction In justifying the new two-tier tax credit scheme for charitable contribu¬≠tions, Finance Minister Michael Wilson has produced some rather perplexing, as well as anemic, platitudes. According to the Minister the new scheme is fairer than the old…

Bookshelf

The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook Edited by Walter W Powell Published by Yale University Press, New Haven and London. 1987,¬†pp. xiii.464 REVIEWED BY MARK D. HUGHES Academic Coordinator, Lawrence Fertig Center, Ludwig von Mises Institute, Fairfax, Virginia’ During the last decade, a large body of literature has emerged from the Program on Non-profit Organizations…