CEO of Bradley Foundation on Woke Capitalism, Foundations Betraying Their Founders and Election Reform
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Rick Graber is the CEO of the Bradley Foundation and Chairman of the Philanthropy Roundtable. He discusses a fascinating article he recently penned for RealClearMarkets and the Daily Signal (Woke Foundations, Beneficiaries of Capitalism, Undermine Free Market ( about how large financial institutions, both for-profit and non-profit, are turning their backs on the system which made their wealth possible in the first place.


0:00 – Intro
1:17 – Catching up with corporate engagement
4:11 – Early days of board room activism
10:55 – Why foundations go leftist
13:55 – Philanthropy roundtable versus the feeder system
18:05 – New Yorker hit piece on the Bradley Foundation
22:02 – How to earn the Bradley Prize
25:11 – Alternatives to government programs, school choice
28:21 – Freedom in eastern Europe
32:38 – Importance of donor privacy

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