“Non-profit Chinese library keeps migrants in Australia connected with cultural roots.” By Wu Xiaoxiao. Xinhua.net. July 15, 2014.
“A fighting chance: the social enterprise leaving a legacy of hope to Rio’s youth; Born in the favelas of Brazil, Luta is a global enterprise donating 50% of profits from its sportswear company to sports programmes for disadvantaged young people.” Guardian. July 15, 2014.
“Australians donate to school linked to sex abuse claims.” By Lindsay Murdoch. Sydney Morning Herald. July 14, 2014.
CATHOLIC SEX ABUSE SCANDAL
“Calls for Resignation Mount for Minnesota Archbishop in Scandals.” By Laurie Goodstein. New York Times. July 16, 2014.
“Jennifer Haselberger, Church Lawyer, Alleges Sex Abuse Cover-Up In Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.” Huffington Post. July 16, 2014.
“Holding Church Shepherds Accountable; Pope Francis and the Bishops Who Hid Pedophile Priests.” Editorial. New York Times. July 18, 2014.
“Police probe Fifa over $100m scam; Tens of thousands of World Cup tournament tickets were sold on the black market.” By Andrew Jennings, Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Manuela Andreoni. Times of London. July 14, 2014.
“Helsinki Divided on Plan for a Guggenheim Satellite.” By Doreen Carvajal. New York Times. July 15, 2014.
“Germany: An Unusually Large Exodus From the Roman Catholic Church.” New York Times/Associated Press. July 19, 2014.
“NGOs received Rs 11,838 cr in 2012-13, many under scanner.” Times of India. July 17, 2014.
“Corporate Medicis to the Rescue; To Some Dismay, Italy Enlists Donors to Repair Monuments.” By Gaia Pianigiani and Jim Yardley. New York Times. July 16, 2014.
“NGO members in Sri Lanka protest to demand rights of press, media.” Xinhuanet.com. July 18, 2014.
“Church child abuse scandal: Archbishop of Canterbury Welby warns of more revelations; Convicted sex attackers still using ‘reverend’ title, claims victims’ group, as Archbishop of Canterbury says he deals with sex abuse issues ‘on a daily basis’.” By Paul Peachey. Independent. July 14, 2014.
“Nick Hurd resigns: what do charities want from next civil society minister? Brooks Newmark has been appointed as Hurd’s successor. We ask the charity sector what they want to see from the new minister for civil society: • General Election 2015: what charity leaders want; • The charity sector – in 10 years time.” By Aimee Meade. Guardian. July 15, 2014.
“Surviving a scandal: can charities like Greenpeace pull through? Charities have a lot to lose – reputations, public trust and much needed donations. In light of Greenpeace’s and Comic Relief’s scandals we look at how charities react and bounce back: • Managing charity investments ethically is not easy; • Charity shock tactics – do they work? • Greenpeace’s £3m gamble could yet reap dividends.” By Rosie Niven. Guardian. July 15, 2014.
“Private school head awarded himself pay rise of £134,000.” By Greg Hurst. Times of London. July 17, 2014.
“Parks look for new ways to meet costs – with trees, bees and subscription fees; With warnings that many of Britain’s parks are on a financial precipice, some are looking at novel ways to meet running costs.” By James Meikle. Guardian. July 17, 2014.
“The Coalition loves welfare, as long as it’s for the charity sector; The federal government’s welfare review, once you get past its tender Dickensian sentiments, is a return to a Howard-era question: who gets to profit from caring for the deserving poor?” By Van Badham. Guardian. July 17, 2014.
“Leaked report reveals ‘aggressive Islamist agenda’ in Birmingham schools; Exclusive: Draft report from ‘Trojan horse’ inquiry uncovers evidence of coordinated plan to impose hardline Sunni Islam: • Trojan horse inquiry: ‘A coordinated agenda to impose hardline Sunni Islam’.” By Patrick Wintour. Guardian. July 18, 2014.
“Learning Lessons: Birmingham schools need to be overseen more rigorously to prevent Islamisation.” Opinion. Times of London. July 19, 2014.
“Council helped Islamists to bully heads out of schools.” Times of London. July 19, 2014.
“Birmingham council a ‘disastrous failure’ over Islamism in schools; Independent investigation sparked by ‘Trojan horse’ letter finds officials failed to act for fear of being accused of Islamophobia.” Guardian. July 19, 2014.
“How would you change the world with half a million pounds? As the shortlist for the Google Impact Challenge is announced, we ask the finalists – and you – what would you do with £500,000? Tell us below: • Volunteering and fundraising – time to innovate; • How charities can balance innovation and financial risk; • Charities must innovate and take risks to create change.” By Aimee Meade. Guardian. July 19, 2014.