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If Civil Society is Decaying, What Should Nonprofit Leaders Do?

In a recent Nonprofit Quarterly article, Steve Dubb observes that the basic idea that guides most nonprofits is that they exist to plug gaps in civil society, with the assumption that society is "more or less functional".

Whatever one thinks of the current political environment, it is clear that increases in productivity over the last 40 years have generated enormous wealth for a few, while wages for more than 90% of Americans have stagnated. Income inequality continues to grow and even accelerate, as it also arguably weakens and corrupts democratic institutions and norms.

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