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Tag: BIll Gates

Bill, Melinda, and the burden of grand fortune

All relationships, not just romantic couplings, tend to be twisted by wealth.

The real problem with Bill Gates and neoliberal optimism

The progressive left needs to confront the fact that plutocratic philanthropists like Gates care much more about preserving the systems that continue to multiply their wealth.

Bernie’s right: Three billionaires really do have more wealth than half...

And in addition to the 3 billionaires Bernie mentioned, we should also be worried about the expanding fortunes of multi-generational wealth dynasties.

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett own more wealth than...

IPS's Chuck Collins and Josh Hoxie know it is not a “natural phenomenon” how the rich got rich at the expense of the rest of the population.

Now five men own almost as much wealth as half the...

American billionaires all made their money because of the research and innovation and infrastructure that make up the foundation of our modern technologies.

Bill Gates is clueless on the economy

Gates’ notion that rapid productivity growth will lead to large-scale unemployment is contradicted by both history and theory.

World’s richest launch ​$1 billion ​fund to ​fight ​climate ​change, invest...

This week, a group of top tech executives from Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and more will reportedly meet with the president-elect.

Candidates for 2015’s “Hypocrite of the Year”

There are so many candidates. But the people included here stand out in their various areas of nefarious behavior: warmaking, tax avoidance, consumer gouging, environmental destruction, and criminal arrogance.

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FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.