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Nonprofit themes raised by several Oscar winners last Sunday:  ending slavery (12 Years a Slave), providing better care and more hope for all people with AIDS (Dallas Buyers Club) and terminally ill children (Helium), and adopting abandoned pets (Mr. Hublot). Have a listen to Adele Dazeem (aka Idina Menzel) singing the Oscar-winning song Let It Go while perusing this week’s tweets on nonprofits, philanthropy, governance and social enterprises:

  • AFJ Bolder Advocacy: Don’t be afraid — nonprofits can and should take positions on tax policy: Connecting Taxes to the Common Good
  • Philantopic: House Tax Reform Proposal Limits Charitable Deduction for All http://owl.li/uaZSL
  • Gene: IRS hearing explodes, Republicans inch toward contempt – POLITICO
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Cohen Report: Philanthropy Week in Washington http://eepurl.com/PRroP 
  • Philanthropy: Unlike in business, nonprofits succeed by sharing the struggles and the glory, says Phil Buchanan in this op-ed: http://ow.ly/u6Klf
  • Andy Ho: Dishonesty by People in Positions of Trust Is Eroding Public Confidence http://shar.es/FNEmQ
  • Sandra Feinsmith: Red Flags: Beware The Fraud Triangle | The NonProfit Times
  • Council of Nonprofits: Have you considered clarifying bd/staff’s roles re financial accountability? http://buff.ly/1eLJWKN
  • Gene: Tax treatment of corporate sponsorship payments to tax-exempt organizations – Simpson Thacher
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: Four years of the Social Innovation Fund—progress, pitfalls, and what lies ahead. #SIFund @msmithDC http://ow.ly/uc1Y1 
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: Why Go Nonprofit? The problem you’re tackling might be such a market failure that you have no choice. http://stnfd.biz/ubFjr 
  • Michelle Baker: Mandatory Social and Financial Reporting: Coming Soon to the European Union – http://bit.ly/OYRuAw 
  • Chris Anderson: Thrilled to unveil the new http://TED.com . Visually gorgeous, deeper dives, influence-tracking, and more! http://is.gd/eVrzMS