Bill Gates

Linsey McGoey, lecturer in Sociology at the University of Essex  and author of No Such Thing as a Free Gift: The Gates Foundation and the Price of Philanthropy, explains the hidden history of philanthropy. The relationship between great wealth and structural reform. Why did Andrew Carnegie and other plutocrats believe in charity. The faulty assumption that […]
Jacobin Editor,  Megan Erickson, explains the new technology myth spreading across Public Education. Paulo Freire’s critique of the “banking” model of education and what is an abundance mentality in education. The movement towards privatising education and the business opportunity it poses. The private school chain in Peru that inspires privacy advocates in the United States. […]
Reuter’s Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland explained the global growth of the plutocracy, the economic and technological drivers behind the growth of small sectors of super wealth, the impact of the bubble the plutocrats live in globally, the challenge the left faces in talking about income inequality, the emotional neediness and delusions of the new plutocrats […]