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Bill Gates rejects sharing vaccine formulas with global poor to end Covid-19 pandemic

[Salon] “Bill Gates, one of the world’s richest men and most powerful philanthropists, was the target of criticism from social…

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Charles Koch-backed group joins in federal marijuana push after Zoom with Snoop Dogg

[The Hill] “A group backed by GOP mega-donor Charles Koch, on Tuesday, launched the Cannabis Freedom Alliance, an idea that was sparked…

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Soros’s Open Society foundation to give $220 million to Black groups advocating racial justice

[The Times of Israel] “Open Society, the foundation founded by liberal billionaire philanthropist George Soros, is set to donate $220…

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Neoliberal George Soros and libertarian Charles Koch unite to end US ‘forever war’ policy

[The Boston Globe, Bloomberg] “BESIDES BEING BILLIONAIRES and spending much of their fortunes to promote pet causes, the leftist financier…

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Some of Bill Gates’ reading suggestions: “How to lie with statistics”, “On Immunity”

[Quartz] “An expanded role at Microsoft hasn’t slowed Bill Gates’ voracious reading habit. As he’s done for the past couple of years, Gates provided a…

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Can philanthrocapitalists like Soros cure the economic misery they create?

[Jacobin] “Philanthrocapitalism is the latest “great white hope” of international development. Unlike traditional philanthropists, who were content to write checks…

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Soros Foundation-Supported Multi-Ethnic Website Focuses on Burma’s Elections

[Open Society Foundations] “Burma News International [*], a network of 11 ethnic media groups, has established a website to provide in-depth…

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Soros Economic Development Fund, Skoll Foundation, European Investment Bank to invest in Palestine

[The Aspen Institute] “At a gathering hosted by the U.S.-Palestinian Partnership [UPP] at the Harvard Club of New York last…

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George Soros’s Burma Project: $2 million annually for building democracy

[Forbes] “George Soros spends $2 million a year trying to pave the way for democracy in Burma. It’s a tricky…