Peter Buffet, meet Andrew Carnegie.
Peter, one of Warren Buffet’s sons, has been “trending” of late due to the op-ed piece he had in The New York Times recently. He makes two very prescient observations that are likely to cause many well-intentioned philanthropists to shudder. I hope, however, that once the shudder stopped coursing up and down their spines, they, and all of the other philanthropists who read his piece, paused to really think about his point.
Point one, he talks about “philanthropic colonialism”—the philanthropists “urge to save Read more