Nonprofits Talking Taxes

A Common Conversation for the Common Good On December 8th, Project Team member Kim Klein hosted this webinar about how Nonprofits need to see themselves as a “common good lobby” to advocate for the ideas that people are more important than profit, that some things are simply not for sale, and that our job is […]

BMP Project Team Member Kim Klein in Nonprofit Quarterly

Read Kim Klein’s piece Talking about Taxes from the Fall 2010 edition of the Nonprofit Quarterly.  Find out more about the nonprofit tax crisis, and why the nonprofit sector needs a unified identity and voice around these issues.  The article discusses the impact taxes have on nonprofit organizations whether or not they receive public funding, […]

Suggested Reading on the Commons: The Value of Nothing

The latest book in our suggested readings on the Commons is Raj Patel’s The Value of Nothing: How to reshape market society and redefine democracy. This short, timely and inspiring book reveals that our current crisis is not simply the result of too much of the wrong kind of economics. While we need to rethink our economic model, Patel […]

Project Team Member Kim Klein Interviewed in Real Change News!

Real Change is a Seattle-based newspaper that seeks to create opportunity and a voice for low-income people while taking action to end homelessness and poverty. In this interview with Real Change founder Timothy Harris, BMP Project Team Member Kim Klein speaks about her work on the Commons, taxes, and nonprofit funding. They discuss public responsibility and public funding, and […]

Kim Klein and the Commons

Follow Project Team members Kim Klein and Sean Thomas-Breitfeld (along with guest bloggers) at Kim Klein and the Commons.  Read their thoughts on immigration, taxes, nonprofits, and how to apply this frame to promote movement building and social change. To receive an alert when a new post is published (about twice a week), send your email […]

USSF 2010: Another Detroit is Happening!

We’ve just returned from the US Social Forum in Detroit, where over 15,000 grassroots community organizers, activists, social service nonprofits, and individuals envisioned another US!  We will be sharing more pictures and report-backs from the Forum, and our two sessions (a workshop on Social Service and Social Change, as well as a People’s Movement Assembly on Reclaiming […]

Why Should Nonprofits Care About Tax Policy and Reform?

Building Movement Project Team Member, Kim Klein, has recently been featured as a guest blogger on the Women’s Foundation of California blog.  The piece focuses primarily on the critical role that the non-profit sector can play in creating and maintaining a democratic society, and that a progressive tax structure, including accountability for the use of tax […]

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