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December 11, 2011 - Commentary
The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il creates some opportunities and potential traps for the administration and senior leaders in the United States, says MacArthur President Robert Gallucci.
October 28, 2011 - Commentary
Richard Kaplan discusses the importance of well written grant guidelines.
August 18, 2011 - Commentary
MacArthur President Robert Gallucci writes a tribute to our grantees, with a focus on those he has personally met, and a consideration of how foundations go about their work.
March 31, 2010 - Commentary
MacArthur Director of Population and Reproductive Health Judith Helzner reviews Michelle Goldberg's book.
March 15, 2010 - Commentary
Kaplan describes the "intangible assets," such as networking and technical training, that foundations can provide to their grantees, and offers tips on how to do so.
February 8, 2010 - Commentary
MacArthur Director of Education Connie Yowell advocates a new MacArthur contest to draw out edgy, gripping 21st century gaming experiences that leverage the incredible popularity and learning potential of games.
January 15, 2010 - Commentary
MacArthur President Robert Gallucci reflects on his first six months as MacArthur's President and addresses the Foundation's performance in the wake of the country's economic downturn.
January 8, 2010 - Commentary
MacArthur President Robert Gallucci argues the practice of intelligence sharing can sometimes hamper decision-makers rather than help them.
December 15, 2009 - Commentary
MacArthur's Russia Office Director Igor Zevelev argues that Russian identity will grow out of the existing historical legacies and deep-rooted cultural traditions, while at the same time adjusting itself for a new vector of global ...
July 15, 2009 - Commentary
The Roles & Responsibilities of Investment Committees of Not-for-Profit Organizations, by General Counsel Joshua Mintz
MacArthur General Counsel Joshua Mintz suggests practices that investment committees of large and small organizations should consider, identifies what makes an investment committee effective, and describes generally the legal framework governing the investment committee's decisions.
February 12, 2009 - Commentary
In this op-ed published in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton urges foundations to focus on housing issues in the wake of the foreclosure crisis.
November 18, 2008 - Commentary
In a Letter to the Editors of the New York Times, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton argues that foundations should maintain, and even increase, their giving in difficult economic times.
October 9, 2008 - Commentary
Jonathan Fanton Calls on the UN Security Council to Continue Proceedings Against Sudan's Omar al-Bashir
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton urges the United Nations Security Council to not stand in the way of the International Criminal Court's war crimes proceedings against Sudan's president.
September 15, 2008 - Commentary
In a commentary in Illinois Issues, Stasch emphasizes the importance of preserving affordable rental housing in U.S. cities in the midst of a mortgage crisis.
August 23, 2008 - Commentary
In a letter to the New York Times editors, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton argues that such reform must include the nation's mental health, child welfare, and education systems.
August 4, 2008 - Commentary
MacArthur Director of Population and Reproductive Health Judith Helzner’s article outlines low-tech, low-cost interventions to protect mothers during childbirth such as the anti-shock garment.
December 27, 2000 - Commentary
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton comments on the signing of the treaty established a new international criminal court.
January 1, 2004 - Commentary
Kennette Benedict takes note of successes in reducing the dangers posed by weapons of mass destruction, identifies further challenges, and suggests some solutions.
May 30, 2004 - Commentary
In this Op-Ed published in the Chicago Tribune, Fanton calls on the international community to fulfill its responsibility to protect the people of Sudan from genocide.
October 10, 2004 - Commentary
In an Op-Ed published in the Boston Globe, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton calls on the international community to invest further in slowing population growth around the world.