Tuesday, March 5, 2024

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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‘Contrition fantasy’ – the impossible quest from shameless, conscienceless lowlifes 

Every judge who fails to enforce authority and ignore transparent, cynical evasions becomes an enabler of the scofflaw.

Macy’s employees stunned by mass layoffs as company rewards Wall Street

In a dramatic restructuring, Macy's announces store closures and layoffs, spotlighting the tension between shareholder gains and workforce stability in America's evolving retail landscape.

Rising child fatalities in Gaza amid starvation and medical shortages

Amidst the rubble of conflict, Gaza's youngest bear the brunt of an escalating humanitarian crisis, with malnutrition and lack of medical aid claiming innocent lives.

Trinidad and Tobago faces historic environmental crisis with massive oil spill

The spill, emanating from a ship named Gulfstream, has wreaked havoc on over 25 miles of pristine coastline, endangering the coral reefs, Atlantic beaches, and the livelihoods dependent on these natural resources.

Biden’s EPA accused of yielding to industry over gas-fired power plants

The Biden administration faces criticism for delaying crucial regulations on gas-fired power plants, raising concerns about the commitment to environmental promises.