I’m gonna call this pop culture, because it’s the way we do things now. If I was king of the world, it would be normal to use profits to keep the environment healthy. You wouldn’t wait until you are a billionaire, and it wouldn’t be the owners decision.
Still, in the world the way it is, I’m glad there are people like this.
What a man.
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Don’t forget Bill Gates. And I believe he’s said he’s hoping his pledge will inspire others.
Ironic that critics are worried about an org having all that money, but apparently fine with Bill having it
Allowing all those mergers always seemed insane to me. Should have been a cap on how big a company could get. But that would have meant our leaders, business and political, accepted responsibility for the future, someone too few and too powerless were willing to do.
And my how the time flies, it’s almost 2023.
1958, when I was 3 years old.
Oh but I digress, from that link,
Gates announced his plans in a Twitter post on Wednesday, writing: “I have an obligation to return my resources to society in ways that have the greatest impact for reducing suffering and improving lives. And I hope others in positions of great wealth and privilege will step up in this moment too.”