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Amitabh Behar

Analysis 3 Amitabh Behar 25 September 2018

Social enterprise is eroding civil society

An incisive editorial cartoon shows Mahatma Gandhi being read a letter stating that his funding proposal for spinning cloth is being rejected because the link between the proposal and the struggle against the British empire …

Analysis Amitabh Behar 18 July 2017

The needle has swung the wrong way: it’s time for India’s philanthropy reckoning

Philanthropy needs and deserves more debate, critical thinking and scrutiny. The Philanthropy Thinker – a new online column launching in Alliance today –aims to offer perspectives from some of the best and brightest philanthropy practitioners …

Special feature 1 Amitabh Behar 6 September 2016

What role for philanthropy in a democratic India?

Even before the recent Brexit vote, the rise of Donald Trump and the growth of so-called Islamic State it was clear we were witnessing a moment of disruption in history. While global leaders were formulating …