We laud Bill Gates and Warren Buffett as heroes. But are they the heroes we need?
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And a study (pdf) just out from the Global Policy Forum, an international watchdog group, makes the case that powerful philanthropic foundations—under the control of wealthy individuals—are actively undermining governments and inappropriately setting the agenda for international bodies like the United Nations.
Wed Dec 16 - Philanthrocapitalism - Joey Hartman -- Solutions to Child Poverty/Response Plecas Report - Adrienne Montani
The week after Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announced that they would set up the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to donate 99 percent of their Facebook shares to the causes of ‘advancing human potential’ and ‘promoting equality’, is as good a time as any to have an event that focuses on Live Aid, celebrity and humanitarian performance. 858 more words
In one of his short stories, “Counterfeit Money,” Charles Baudelaire describes a fictional encounter between two friends who come across a beggar in the street. 1,471 more words