Thursday, December 8, 2022

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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The Constitution as free-for-all, a la carte buffet

If this be not the worst subversion,/ Where's real career-ending perversion?

US to launch Squad, first solar electric city car

“Squad offers an affordable, secure, quick and sustainable solution for your daily mobility needs.”

Winning Georgia Senate seat, Sen. Raphael Warnock overcomes GOP push

More than 48 percent of Georgians voted for Herschel Walker, showing Republican loyalty in a battleground state.

100+ groups urge Congress to back Sanders’ Yemen War Powers Resolution

"In an effort to renew this truce and further incentivize Saudi Arabia to stay at the negotiating table, we urge you to bring the War Powers Resolutions to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition's war on Yemen."

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.