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We've tried everything else, it's time to ask a member of our own oligarchy if he will lead us in humanities greatest challenge. The Gates Foundation has done many good things including helping to ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 09:15 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
The proving is in the doing Not good : The charity run by Bill and Melinda Gates, who say the threat of climate ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 83 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 01:09 PM PDT with 72 Recommends
Bill Gates, putting his mouth where his money is..... This week, Bill Gates showed off one of the projects from the Gates Foundation—the Janicki Omniprocessor—which disposes of human waste, ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2015 at 09:20 AM PST with 24 Recommends
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation won't say how much money it has invested in private prisons , because ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 03:00 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Cross-posted with EcoWatch & co-authored by Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr. " Zero emissions is an ambitious but achievable goal. " --UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Zero has become the most ...
by Renewable Rider
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 05:24 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
There will be a high stake game played in Washington State between the NRA and the zillionaires, televised for all to see. The game is Initiative 594 and the stake is personal background checks for ...
by LokiGirl
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Aug 28, 2014 at 04:15 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Here's a mind stretcher for you. In Have You Hugged a Concrete Pillar Today? Bill Gates references his favorite historian Vaclav Smil, who wrote Making the Modern World: Materials and ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Jun 13, 2014 at 04:14 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Rolling Stone recently interviewed Bill Gates. They covered a number of subjects including global climate change. We're heading for big trouble, right? Absolutely. That's why I happen to think ...
by hobie1616
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2014 at 07:17 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Our beloved Billionaire with a social conscious Bill Gates, chime in on how rapid advances in robotics, A.I. and software are going to further reduce labor demand. http://www.businessinsider.com/...
by madtownpopulist
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 01:56 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, recently gave a talk about the future - how technology will impact the future and how technology will impact jobs. What he said may been a boon for the "haves" but ...
by ctexrep
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 10:38 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
This anecdote was part of the new Rolling Stone interview with Bill Gates: Bill Gates: The Rolling Stone Interview The richest man in the world explains how ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Mar 14, 2014 at 06:17 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri Feb 28, 2014 at 11:16 PM PST with 174 Recommends
America is sick. Do you know what can heal America, my friend? A billionaire, that's who! At least, that's what Ralph Nader thinks. Earlier today, Ralph Nader released a memo highlighting 20 "...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Feb 24, 2014 at 04:22 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Extracts from an interview with Bill Gates (BG) with the BBC's Jeremy Paxman (JP) were shown during tonight's edition of Newsnight, which Paxo often hosts. He was interviewing a selection of ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 04:55 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Bill Gates Common Core, the Bill Gates-funded initiative to standardize education benchmarks across the country, is one of those issues that's drawing strong opposition from both left and right. ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Nov 12, 2013 at 11:43 AM PST with 30 Recommends
can be seen in this brief video clip, from when he addressed the National Council of State Legislators in 2009 Please note: he is thinking less from the standpoint of what is good for the ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 05:25 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Because Someone Raised The Bar To Six Feet And Yelled "Jump Higher," Or If Her “ Poor ” Performance Is Used To Punish Her Coach!. It is time for parents to address this new concept of "...
by kavips
Comment Count 45 comments on Tue Sep 24, 2013 at 12:01 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
In October of 2005, Rich Karlgaard, publisher of Forbes magazine, wrote a piece called Talent Wars . In it he recalls flying on a Delta Shuttle flight with Bill Gates when he had asked him, “What ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 10:01 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Morning Open Thread is here every day at 6:30 am EDT. Quote of the Day : If you want a vision of the future, imagine Washington-backed Google Glasses strapped onto vacant human faces — forever.
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Jun 03, 2013 at 03:30 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Bill Gates and Paul Allen first registered their company as Micro-Soft on November 26, 1976 in Albuquerque New Mexico and had revenues of $16,005 that year. On January 1, 1979, the company moved ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 04:40 AM PDT with 6 Recommends