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Ernest Hemingway, Martha Gellhorn (1940)

A Moveable Thirst

The importance of being Ernest Hemingway’s cocktail shaker.

Mar 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 26 • By MARTIN MORSE WOOSTER

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Sewing for European orphans on New York’s East Side, 1918

Mission Accomplished

The Americanization of the Red Cross.

Sep 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 01

John D. Rockefeller Jr., ca. 1943

Follow the Money

What people do with their wealth is whose business?

May 27, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 35

William Hogarth’s ‘Gin Lane’ (ca. 1780)

Shaken Not Stirred

How the opiate of the masses got gentrified.

Apr 15, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 29

Photo of John D. Rockefeller donating a dime

The Giving Game

The saga of philanthropy still needs its history.

May 14, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 33

Illustration of a New York saloon in 1853

On the House

Why Americans are at home in a bar.

Dec 5, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 12

The Will to Give

The Will to Give

You can’t take it with you, but .  .  .

May 23, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 34

Getting and Giving

Getting and Giving

The first family of American patronage of the arts.

Dec 13, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 13

Living Will

Living Will

It’s best to bestow when the going is good.

Aug 23, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 46

Faith, Hope, and .  .  .

Faith, Hope, and .  .  .

The hand of God in the social safety net.

May 24, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 34

Buyers Beware

A guide for the perplexed, reflexively leftist, consumer.

Jan 18, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 17

Closing Time

The Irish country pub is thriving everywhere except Ireland.

Nov 16, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 09

Rich Rewards

He who pays the piper is getting his money's worth.

Mar 23, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 26

Cuba's Gift

Building the market for rum, and a brand name.

Oct 13, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 05

Blessed to Give

The art of philanthropy, as written in literature.

May 26, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 35

The Duke of Duty-Free

How to spend money without attracting attention.

Feb 11, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 21

Money Ill Spent

What foundations do wrong and, occasionally, right.

May 14, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 33

Faith, Hope, and Charity

Who gives to whom, and why.

Jan 22, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 18

Sweet Empire

Milton Hershey made lots of chocolate, and money.

Sep 4, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 47

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