Mine Rescue, by Fletcher Martin, 1939. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC.

Philanthropy

Volume VIII, Number 3 | summer 2015

Pennies from Heaven

Lewis H. Lapham

Treasure in Heaven

Peter Brown

Map

Miscellany

Voices In Time

The Bigger Man

330 BC | Athens

Good Neighbors

1825 | Georgia

Withholding the Wicked Dollar

1841 | Concord, MA

Tools of the Trade

2010 | New York City

Getting Satisfaction

1545 | Florence

Proof Is in the Pudding

1929 | Chicago

Visitation Rites

1883 | New York City

Intentional Fallacy

1757 | Paris

Making Them Pay

c. 1150 | Nottinghamshire

Saving the Forest for the Trees

1908 | Washington, D.C.

Preaching the Gospel

1889 | Pittsburgh

It Takes a Village

1905 | New York City

Feed the Children

1969 | Oakland

Call of Duty

1860 | London

Don’t Patronize Me

1755 | London

The Ladder of Charity

1178 | Cairo

Foundress of Nothing

c. 1870 | London

Overhead Costs

c. 1250 | France

Articles of Incorporation

c. 197 | Carthage

Benefits Plan

c. 60 | Rome

Rating the Exchange

1916 | Trobriand Islands

Exemption Rules

1954 | Washington, D.C.

The Cruelty of Kindness

1922 | New York City

Prix Fixe

1796 | London

Justice Is Not Blind

1536 | Basel

Edifice Complex

1906 | Chicago

Preeminent Domain

316 | Japan

Out in the Cold

1914 | Paris

Give It Up

2010 | Seattle

All-Nighter

1862 | Falmouth, VA

The Jewel in the Crown

1601 | London

Charts and Graphs

Contributors

Conversations

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Lapham’sDaily

U.S. secretary of agriculture Sonny Perdue meets with German minister of food and agriculture Christian Schmidt, 2017.

DÉjÀ Vu

Equal Climates

2017:

U.S. Department of Agriculture bans words related to climate change.

350 BC:

Aristotle denies that the climate is changing.

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The World in Time

Roger D. Hodge

Lewis H. Lapham talks with Roger D. Hodge, author of Texas Blood: Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians, Missionaries, Soldiers, and Smugglers of the Borderlands. More