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Guardian criticises Gates Foundation for helping ‘for-profit companies’; takes Bill Gates’ money

by | 14th, November 2015

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Linsey McGoey has been writing about The Bill and Melina Gates Foundation for the Guardian . The article begins with a rather ghoulish view that the charity would be better were Gates dead:

Would the Gates Foundation do more good without Bill? Philanthropic organisations such as the Rockefeller and Carnegie Foundations have had greater flexibility since their founders died

As Gates wonders whether death would be helpful to his causes, McGoey looks at the living Bill Gates:

What the sociologist Darren Thiel and I term “charismatic advantage” is more than just celebrity pulling power; it is the way one of the most powerful organisations in the world largely escapes negative media attention because Gates

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