OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma may settle legal claims with a new 'public trust' that would still be dedicated to profit
The government has tried to harness profit-driven drugmaking to serve public health before. The results were underwhelming.
Oct. 21, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: history opioids philanthropy-and-nonprofits opioid-crisis oxycodone business-ethics oxycontin corporate-culture sackler-family purdue-pharma opioid-litigation
Similar arrangements already support the National Park Service, the National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~9 min
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When you ask Americans what the word 'science' brings to mind, a majority respond 'hope.' Using this built-in brand can help communicate important science messages.
July 23, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus public-opinion science-communication hope scientists surveys philanthropy-and-nonprofits branding beliefs march-for-science anti-science brands values brand science-of-science-communication
Brain science suggests that seniors care more about the welfare of others than younger folks do.
April 14, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: neuroscience psychology altruism volunteering giving generosity philanthropy-and-nonprofits philanthropy-and-nonprofit-research
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