Wednesday, January 26, 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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Earthquakes. Drought. Geysers. Permian oilfield water woes pile up in west Texas

At 8:00 a.m. Eastern on January 21, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook Culberson County in West Texas midway between Odessa and El...

Why the voting rights struggle is a tipping point for American democracy

E.J. Jenkins vividly recalls the day his mom worked a voter registration drive at a grocery store in Gary, Indiana, and followed...

Lawsuit filed after Texas cop hit unarmed man with patrol vehicle

A federal lawsuit was filed Monday after police dash cam video recorded a Texas police officer striking an unarmed suspect with his...

Two sides, same coin: Suppressing votes, cutting rich people’s taxes

America’s national media typically pay little attention to the moves the nation’s state lawmakers make. Not this year. State legislative battles have...

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.