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Bill Gates
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Some cool facts about your taxes that might ease the pain on April 15:
I love this tool from @ONECampaign. Calculate how much YOU spend on foreign aid:
Wealth isn’t the only measure of human happiness. Here are a few others:
It may be hard to imagine but conflict is actually on the decline: HT @sapinker
Whom should we model our energy consumption after? @VaclavSmil’s glad you asked:
Great update on meat replacements @nytimes. How do we produce enough food without harming the planet?
Angus Deaton’s book has helpful insights into global poverty, but it takes a disastrous turn in the last chapter:
Did you know it’s World Health Day? Here’s one of my favorite books on aid, health, and poverty:
On my trip to Europe this week, I heard some news that had me high-fiving a colleague:
Nearly 3 out of 4 unvaccinated children in the world live in just 12 countries—which makes it a solvable problem:
Melinda and I think a lot about philanthropy and our kids. A pleasure to talk about both with Chris Anderson @Ted:
In Paris with Youth Ambassadors - inspiring commitment to end poverty.
Great interview between @ezraklein and @charlesjkenny on how the world is getting much, much better:
Eager to talk with @HansRosling about ending extreme poverty. Watch the live stream at 9:45 a.m. CEST:
In about 1.5 hours @HansRosling and I will talk about ending poverty. Watch the live stream here: #StoptheMyth
#StoptheMyth Tweet questions to Bill Gates before or during the webcast starting at 09:45 CET Monday 31/3 .…
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“Why did I start this business? There is only one reason. Women’s dignity” – The Poop Guy
More Indians have access to cell phones than to decent toilets. Here’s what we can do about that:
Here’s why it’s cheaper to #endpolio than control it:
Thousands of teachers are taking their students on a 13.8B year journey with #BigHistory - now any school can join:
#TED asked me to share one chart there. Here’s my pick:
How can a country half its TB cases? #China had an ingenious approach: