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Scott Cooper Miami Philanthropy

Scott Cooper Miami Philanthropy is a daily publication of opinion, ideas, and news from the realm of philanthropy. We try to provide a wide range of viewpoints while taking a global focus.

Since the days of Andrew Carnegie's "Gospel of Wealth" article written in 1889, philanthropy has always been an essential part of American society and our democracy as a whole.

The Andrew Carnegie Inequality Doctrine

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Scott Cooper Miami on Carnegie’s Inequality Doctrine Andrew Carnegie in his essay “The Gospel of Wealth,” described massive inequality “as the unavoidable consequence of a free-market system”. But the “Carnegie Inequality Doctrine” was quite wrong about inequality becoming “unavoidable.” In heeding his treatise, the economy was working just fine and that philanthropists had to give […]

Scott Cooper Miami Says Philanthropy Doesn’t Justify Inequality

Does philanthropy justify inequality?

Scott Cooper Miami is Talking Inequality and Philanthropy I dream of a world where philanthropy isn’t only unnecessary. But rather, recalled as a bizarre and unfortunate creation of societies beyond. In this future world, accumulating resourceswhether for alleged good or benefit–will be recognized as unjust, unfair, and unequal. My hope is that we will put […]

Scott Cooper Miami on Philanthropy’s Role In Society Over The Last Century

Andrew Carnegie had his own ideas about phiilanthropy's role in society

Philanthropy, in its present form, is only about a century old. Since its beginning, the public and donors have debated what philanthropy’s role in society actually is. Furthermore, they have debated how people can deploy their wealth to serve the greater good. In actuality, the discussion of philanthropy’s role in society, and its relationship to […]