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The Gates Foundation and the Plunder of African Agriculture

Colin Todhunter East by Northwest
A new report charges the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest charitable foundation, is dangerously distorting the direction of international development, promoting the interests of corporate America against those of ordinary people seeking social and economic justice rather than charity. The Gates Foundation is aggressively expanding the role of multinational corporations in health and agriculture, particularly in Africa and the global south.

How Bill Gates Pulled Off the Swift Common Core Revolution

Lyndsey Layton Washington Post
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation didn’t just bankroll the development of what became known as the Common Core State Standards. With more than $200 million, the foundation also built political support across the country, persuading state governments to make systemic and costly changes.
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