The Revolution Will Not Be Funded

The Revolution Will Not Be Funded

Beyond the Non-profit Industrial Complex

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A trillion-dollar industry, the US non-profit sector is one of the world's largest economies. From art museums and university hospitals to think tanks and church charities, over 1.5 million organizations of staggering diversity share the tax-exempt 501(c)(3) designation, if little else. Many social justice organizations have joined this world, often blunting political goals to satisfy government and foundation mandates. But even as funding shrinks, many activists often find it difficult to imagine movement-building outside the non-profit model. The Revolution Will Not Be Funded gathers essays by radical activists, educators, and non-profit staff from around the globe who critically rethink the long-term consequences of what they call the "non-profit industrial complex." Drawing on their own experiences, the contributors track the history of non-profits and provide strategies to transform and work outside them. Urgent and visionary, The Revolution Will Not Be Funded presents a biting critique of the quietly devastating role the non-profit industrial complex plays in managing dissent. -- from back cover.
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2007
ISBN: 9780822363804
0822363801
9780822369004
0822369001
Call Number: 303.484 R3285 2017
Characteristics: xxii, 257 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: INCITE! - Editor

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