There is no way to be a billionaire in America without taking advantage of a system predicated on cruelty.
The collapse of the world’s most philanthropic marriage makes us take a hard look at the image the couple tried to project.
At least four employees at the firm, Cascade Investment, complained to Mr. Gates about Michael Larson, his longtime money manager.
The Gates divorce is prompting people to ask hard questions about the foundation. Good.
Melinda French Gates voiced concerns about her husband’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein and a harassment claim against his money manager.
Their marital estate is enormous and complex, containing assets as varied as stocks and farmland. Divvying it up could have implications for philanthropy.
Bill Gates, an election supervisor in Maricopa County, says the audit of votes in his state is based on the lie of election fraud, and is “tearing at the foundations of our democracy.”
They built an empire that was essential in the pandemic. Now, their impending divorce makes personal a shift that confidants say was well underway in their philanthropic roles.
Melinda Gates, at least, has been open about her desire to live in a smaller house.
The end of one marriage has implications for the 1,600 staff members who direct $5 billion in annual grants to 135 countries.
The split of Bill and Melinda Gates raises questions about the fate of their vast fortune.
The couple’s separation is likely to send shock waves through the worlds of philanthropy, public health and business.
The narrative that the private sector drives innovation is only half the story.
It’s all about the carbon footprint.
It’s all about the carbon footprint.
As companies and investors increasingly say they are focused on climate and sustainability, the cryptocurrency’s huge carbon footprint could become a red flag.
How the Microsoft founder is changing the way the world is vaccinated and, potentially, the course of the pandemic.
He has billions to donate for crises from coronavirus to climate change, and more hope now that Trump is out of office.
In “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster,” the billionaire Microsoft founder lays out his concerns for the earth and some concrete ideas for the future.
“I used to ask my teachers what their favorite books were and make my way through the lists they gave me.”
Show-business biographies of Mike Nichols and Tom Stoppard, environmental treatises by Bill Gates and Elizabeth Kolbert, debut novels of life online and more.
It’s not too late for the government to take back power from Big Tech.
She recounts her evolution to feminist in her new memoir.
One of the richest women in the world devoted decades to preparing for a pandemic.
The billionaire is working with the W.H.O., drugmakers and nonprofits to defeat the coronavirus everywhere, including in the world’s poorest nations. Can they do it?
We have questions for Dr. Anthony Fauci, Masa Son, Senator Elizabeth Warren and more.
Sundar Pichai, chief executive of Google’s parent company for less than a year, already faces the internet giant’s biggest threat in its 22 years.
Sending workers home after a colleague tests positive for the coronavirus will be a fact of life for months to come.
He channeled support for campaigns to eradicate polio, reduce infant mortality, build schools and help find an AIDS vaccine — among other causes.
The Covid-19 pandemic has set back public health efforts by years. But in an interview, the tech philanthropist expressed hope about new avenues for foreign aid
My fellow Somali-Americans are being taken in by anti-vaccine disinformation.
He’s everywhere, this lavender-sweatered Mister Rogers for the curious and quarantined.
The program allows people in the Seattle area to easily take a coronavirus test at home. Researchers say such testing is essential for future monitoring of the virus.
Governments, companies and academic labs are accelerating their efforts amid geopolitical crosscurrents, questions about safety and the challenges of producing enough doses for billions of people.
The Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist has been attacked with falsehoods that he created the coronavirus and wants to profit from it.