Charity redefined as an investment vehicle: how the corporate world, rich people and hedge funds decided they wanted a piece of the pie

  In the age of austerity and savage cuts in public sector funding, charities provide a back-stop for all the people who previously received help from the state but currently receive help from nobody. Restrictions on access to public services, some motivated seemingly not just by lack of funds but ideological decision about entitlement and … More Charity redefined as an investment vehicle: how the corporate world, rich people and hedge funds decided they wanted a piece of the pie