August 11, 2020
July 13, 2020
Maxie Carpenter Asks

Maxie Carpenter Asks, “Why Problems That Don’t Exist?”

Maxie Carpenter Asks, “Why Create A Problem That Doesn’t Exist?” is Maxie’s take on how the nonprofit sector should be responding to social unrest. Here’s what he has to share: I’ve been focusing very much on how recent events, beginning with the Pandemic, the tragedy in Minneapolis, and continuing with the protests and riots across the country,
July 6, 2020
nonprofits vs communism

Nonprofits vs Communism – What Happens When You Give Everyone Everything?

Nonprofits vs Communism – What Happens When You Give Everyone Everything? is Maxie Carpenter’s addendum to his last post What of Socialism & Nonprofits? I’d ask all of us doing the work of human and social services to consider the following. Most don’t know that the English language is almost alone among major languages in having the
June 19, 2020

Nonprofits vs Socialism – Maxie Carpenter

Nonprofits vs Socialism is Maxie Carpenter’s take on the cultural and political revolutions we face as a nation in uncertain times. Definition: Socialism is a political, social, and economic philosophy encompassing a range of economic and social systems characterized by social ownership of the means of production and workers’ self-management of enterprise as well as the political theories and movements associated with such systems. Social ownership can be public, collective, or cooperative ownership, or citizen […]
May 28, 2020
Maxie Carpenter Challenges

Maxie Carpenter Reveals, “Nonprofit Boards Make COVID-19 Tougher”

Maxie Carpenter Reveals, “Nonprofit Boards Make COVID-19 Reboot Much Tougher” is Maxie’s recognition that nonprofit board of directors need to stay in their “governance lane!” Here’s what the founder of The Leadership Consortium has to share: This forced