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Gates Foundation's 'dirty secret'

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An article by Charles Piller, Edmund Sanders and Robyn Dixon, LA Times Staff Writers includes this:

In a contradiction between its grants and its endowment holdings, a Times investigation has found, the foundation reaps vast financial gains every year from investments that contravene its good works.

Mr Gates personal ideological view is that knowledge should be treated as property, and that the owners should always seek monopoly-rents (royalties) and he's said to direct the Gates foundation to mirror this ideology, harming the very people he is trying to help.

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