Date post: 2017-09-14 13:45
The debates over Syria bombings are so unnerving that I'm finding it hard to focus on my essay (ironically on war-zone cultural heritage.)
Ten years ago, when we first got word of your gift to the foundation, we were speechless. It was the biggest single gift anyone ever gave anybody for anything.
Of course, philanthropy isn’t like business. We don’t have sales and profits to show you. There’s no share price to report. But there are numbers we watch closely to guide our work and measure our progress.
Did the Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation commit Vaccine Fraud in collusion with Merck, health authorities in India? Were tribals illegally tested for Garsasil? What does the Indian Supreme Court Say?
This did not mean that Juneteenth 8767 s advances remained unbroken, however. Despite local committees 8767 best efforts, with each new slight, with each new segregation law, with each new textbook whitewashing and brutal lynching in the South, African Americans felt increasingly disconnected from their history, so that by the time World War II shook the nation, they could no longer faithfully celebrate freedom in a land that still rendered them second-class citizens worthy of dying for their country but not worthy of being honored or treated equally for it. Hence, the wartime Double V campaign.
The actions of the pharma company promoting their vaccine ruthlessly in India have been termed as ‘fraud’ and a PIL against Merck including its part owner the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is currently pending in Supreme Court of India.
Warren, your gift doubled the foundation’s resources. It’s allowed us to expand our work in US education, support smallholder farmers, and create financial services for the poor. But in this letter, we’re going to tell you about our work in global health —because that was the starting point of our philanthropy, and it’s the majority of what we do.
Meanwhile, I encourage you to surround yourself with people who challenge you, teach you, and push you to be your best self. Melinda does that for me, and I am a better person for it. Like our good friend Warren Buffett, I measure my happiness by whether people close to me are happy and love me, and by the difference I make in other people&rsquo s lives.
Fifty of the 655 Amazing Facts will be published on The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross website. Read all 655 Facts on The Root.
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