Giving Ourselves Permission

There’s a line from Alan Furst’s 1930s-era spy novel Dark Star that has stuck with me: “We need people who can do good, and not get caught.” It came to mind again today as I read this WSJ article on social impact bonds: at one level it’s inspiring, but at another, it feels like we’re trying to give ourselves permission to do good by wedging it into market economics.

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