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4 BBC looks at “secretive” and powerful Gates Foundation

News analysis The BBC has done an extensive (40 min) report on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation titled “Fortress Bill.” It is available for six more days online and will be rebroadcast on Sunday, Jan. 8. The BBC introduces the Gates Foundation as the world’s largest philanthropy aimed at…

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1 A close, hard look at the 8,000-lb gorilla, the Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is the world’s largest philanthropy and today perhaps the most influential player in global health — and certainly a leading voice across the entire aid and development sphere. Some think the Gates Foundation is a bit too big and influential, and not accountable enough.…