New entrepreneurs don't see conflict between philanthropy and profit, says JOHN TIERNEY
12:00 AM CDT on Monday, September 25, 2006
Compassionate conservatism has been an expensive bust in Washington. But an intriguing alternative is emerging around the country: compassionate capitalism.
Tycoons have traditionally discovered their inner saint only after exorcising the inner capitalist. But Google's young founders are already taking on poverty, disease and global warming, and they're not just dispensing cash. They've set up their philanthropy as a for-profit organization."