Compass c / Varying gravitational forces of wealth distribution across the Political Compass

'I don't believe in charity. I believe in solidarity. Charity is so vertical. It goes from the top to the bottom. Solidarity is horizontal. It respects the other person.''
- Eduardo Galeano

'In the context of professionalized nonprofit organisations, groups are urged to be single-issue oriented, framing their message around "deserving" people within the population they serve, and using tactics palatable to elites.'
- Dean Spade, Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity in This Crisis

'Philanthropy has historically been used by the rich to increase political power, spread religion, improve a public image, or divert attention from less admirable activities.. The belief that capitalism is better at social emancipation and the redistribution of wealth that the state is what historian Mikkel Thorup calls 'philanthrocapitalism'.
- Ruben Pater, CAPS LOCK

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