‘Math is racist’: The controversial school initiative funded by Bill Gates

U.S. 02/18/21, 19:45

Billionaire Bill Gates is interfering with mathematics teaching in schools in the United States, considering the practices involved "racist." Gates donated hundreds of millions of dollars to institutions that support critical race theory, the idea that U.S. political and economic institutions are inherently racist, according to The Washington Free Beacon on ...

Gates Foundation generates outrage by supporting child labor

U.S. 11/09/20, 13:07

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation caused outrage by funding an article that praises child labor, to which millions of children around the world are subjected.  The article is written by Elizabeth Sibale, deputy chief party officer of the global impact company Palladium, in which she narrates the child labor she ...

Bill, Melinda Gates unfazed by criticism of wealthy giving

Business 02/12/19, 13:56

Bill and Melinda Gates are pushing back against a new wave of criticism about whether billionaire philanthropy is a force for good. The couple, whose foundation has the largest endowment in the world, say they are not fazed by recent blowback against wealthy giving. It's come in high-profile moments at the ...

Melinda Gates speaks on smoothing the shift to digital age

Tech 10/19/18, 00:54

Instead of destroying jobs and leaving legions of people without work, the digital revolution can open doors to unseen opportunities and industries, but only if everyone has access to the internet and the ability to use it, Melinda Gates said in a recent interview with The Associated Press.The Bill and ...

Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data

Tech 09/18/18, 06:26

Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that links the Microsoft co-founder's signature U.S. education priorities with his more prominent global philanthropy work.The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as the world's largest philanthropy issued its latest "Goalkeepers" ...

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