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What’s Good for Bill Gates Turns Out To Be Bad For Public Schools

November 29, 2013 | By David Morris

And, actually, bad for Microsoft too, as we learned recently

Occupy Giving

December 22, 2011 | By David Morris

Why do the 1% give less than the rest of us?

Bill Gates Funds $10 Billion Open Source Initiative

March 29, 2011 | By By Peaches O'Day

Not to be outdone, Mark Zuckerberg throws in $12 billion

Malcolm Gladwell deconstructs the self-made man

December 22, 2008 | By Jay Walljasper

From Bill Gates to Wall Street, personal success depends heavily on public help

Is Hell Freezing Over? Bill Gates Embraces the Knowledge Commons

July 21, 2006 | By David Bollier

Is Hell freezing over? Bil Gates embraces sharing and collaboration in scientific research to help fight AIDS.

The Tragedy of the Corporation

May 18, 2006 | By Jonathan Rowe

The tragedy of the corporation: the Microsoft-Apple rivalry highlights the weakness of our economic system.

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