I have just opened my emails and contained in one from the Victorian Trades Hall Council is an appeal for volunteers and money for Victorian Bushfire Relief. Interestingly it is stated that relief agencies have been overwhelmed with donations of personal items such as clothing and therefore money is requested.
Here are the two links:
Whilst sympathetic to the plight of many in sceptical mode I ask if this volunteering of labour and money is in fact assisting the economics of stupid people, insurance companies and governments particularly right wing government bashing ones.
See also discussion at "How Economists Tricked Us Into Thinking Capitalism Works
Our species has survived through caring ...".