A Teachable Moment

When you work for a non-profit, your different activities are supposed to support different specific kinds of missions set out by your tax status. We do some “political advocacy” here, for example, but I’m also supposed to do “education.” So if you’re interested in learning about the difference between someone who knows what he’s talking about, and someone who’s good at being pretentious and cultivating a wealthy patron, read John Judis here and here and then read Leon Wieseltier here.