The shocking possibility that dumb people don’t exist in sufficient numbers to warrant the millions of careers devoted to tending them will seem incredible to you. Yet that is my central proposition: the mass dumbness which justifies official schooling first had to be dreamed of; it isn’t real.
Despite donations to nonprofits dropping amid the American recession, salaries for nonprofit CEOs are on the rise, and expected to rise even more in 2011.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports that 31 percent of nonprofit organizations gave a pay increase to their executive staff in 2010. (Note: the full article can only be read by subscribers to the Chronicle of Philanthropy.)