The fall of an animal-rights pioneer

Alex Hershaft should have retired gracefully years ago. He didn’t.

Marc Gunther
Sep 2 · 6 min read
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A case of founder’s syndrome

A patriarchal model

Nonprofit Chronicles

Journalism about philanthropy and accountability

Marc Gunther

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Reporting on philanthropy, psychedelics, animal welfare, global poverty, Covid-19. Ex-Fortune. Baseball fan. Seen in Gen, Marker, Elemental, OneZero.

Nonprofit Chronicles

My writing about foundations and nonprofits. I’m interested in the accountability of foundations, how they invest their endowments, the impact of nonprofits, effective altruism and the animal rights movement.

Marc Gunther

Written by

Reporting on philanthropy, psychedelics, animal welfare, global poverty, Covid-19. Ex-Fortune. Baseball fan. Seen in Gen, Marker, Elemental, OneZero.

Nonprofit Chronicles

My writing about foundations and nonprofits. I’m interested in the accountability of foundations, how they invest their endowments, the impact of nonprofits, effective altruism and the animal rights movement.

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