Washington

Business

Hey, you want nonprofits to act more like businesses? Treat them like businesses.

Either nonprofits are fully businesses, with all the rights that entails, says this Seattle nonprofit leader, "or else we are beautiful and complex snowflakes of equity and justice and need different considerations." But stop judging the sector by the standards of business when it doesn't get many of the benefits of the for-profit sector.

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Environment

Saving the Great Lakes from invading carp

The Great Lakes are threatened by carp and the proposed solution is to cut the connection between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River basin. President Obama has agreed to conduct a study, but waiting too long for a solution may be detrimental.