Karen M. Paget, a frequent foundation consultant, is currently a Soros Open Society Institute fellow. She has consulted on state and local fiscal issues for the Ford Foundation and the Twentieth Century Fund. She is the author of "The Battle for the States," in The New Majority.
Absolute budget balance has become orthodoxy; a constitutional amendment to enforce it may pass Congress even if Democrats win the elections. But look at the costs.Karen PagetNovember-December 1996
Has the right’s campaign to “defund the left” intimidated large foundations? In fact, tax-exempt organizations of all kinds have far more latitude to promote social change than many of them realize.Karen PagetMay-June 1999
The case for Cal’s admissions policy, designed to mirror the state’s population.Karen PagetSpring 1992