“It’s sort of influence-peddling writ large,” said Richard L. Brodsky, a senior fellow at the liberal-leaning research organization Demos and a former New York State assemblyman. “The notion that the society is better served by the super-rich exercising their charitable instincts is in the end anti-democratic.”
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Power philanthropy: 'Influence peddling writ large'
"Policy Making Billionaires" which reveals the disproportional power over public policy and institutions held by and handful of the world's richest men.